Earthquake mexico map. At least 74 people were killed in the state of morelos 220 in mexico city 45 in puebla 13 in the state of mexico 6 in the state of guerrero and one in the state of oaxaca. The earthquake hit shortly after 1 pm. In mexico city the capital which still bears the physical and psychological scars of a devastating earthquake in 1985 that killed as many as 10000 people alarms sounding over loudspeakers. It registered a preliminary magnitude of 71 causing heavy and prolonged shaking in the capital.
The strongest earthquake to hit mexico for decades left at least 58 dead and hundreds injured on friday after wreaking destruction on the countrys impoverished south and triggering tsunami. Mexico city earthquake of 1985 also called michoacan earthquake of 1985 severe earthquake that occurred on september 19 1985 off the coast of the mexican state of michoacan causing widespread death and injuries and catastrophic damage in mexicos capital mexico city. Global incident map displaying terrorist acts suspicious activity and general terrorism news. The earthquake that struck mexico city on tuesday hit on the same exact calendar date on which the capital was hit by a violent earthquake in 1985.
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