Mexico City : There is a earthquake occurred in the capital city of Mexico. Nearby 250 people [updated] lost their lives in this disaster.
The intensity of earthquake has been recorded as 7.1 on the Richter scale. It is being told that the epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km down in the neighboring Puebla Province, seven kilometers west of Chiayutla de Tapia.
According to Indian time, earthquake came at 11:45 pm on Tuesday.
It is reported of about 44 buildings collapsed in this mexico earthquake. Many people are suspected of being buried in the wreckage.
The earthquake came on the same day of 32nd anniversary of the devastating earthquake of 1985. More than 5,000 people died in Mexico in 1985 earthquake.
This is the second earthquake in Mexico within 12 days. About two weeks ago, there was a severe earthquake, in which 90 people died.
Due to the fear and apprehension of earthquake tremors, the traffic situation has worsened, due to which the ambulance trains are facing difficulties reaching the affected areas.
The figure of those who die in the earthquake is continuously increasing. So far 226 people have died.
National Co-ordinator Luis Felipe Puente confirmed the number of dead, 64 said in Morllos, 36 in the State of Mexico, 29 in Puebla and 1 person in Guerrero.
After the earthquake, all flights to Mexico City airport are currently stopped.
After the earthquake, US President Donald Trump has tweeted a tweet saying, “We are with you and we will always be with you.”
In the affected areas of earthquake, the agencies have started rescue and relief work. People are being evacuated from inside the wrecks. Hundreds of people have come on the streets after fear of the earthquake.
At the same time, the governor has said that there is a possibility of more people being stranded in the wreckage of houses that have fallen since the earthquake.
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