Forte terremoto atinge México; ao menos 42 morreram
O tremor de terra de magnitude 7,1 na escala Richter foi sentido no país nesta terça-feira, justamente quando os mexicanos.
O tremor de terra de magnitude 7,1 na escala Richter foi sentido no país nesta terça-feira, justamente quando os mexicanos lembravam os 32 anos do terremoto de 1985, que deixou mais de dez mil mortos.
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At least four people have been killed in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake that struck the central Mexican state of Puebla, Reuters reported, citing local officials. Two people died when a school collapsed in Puebla. Two others were killed in the State of Mexico, Reuters reported.
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A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, leveling buildings as far away as the capital, about 75 miles away.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
Preliminary reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, according to the US Geological Survey.
Pictures on social media and witness accounts confirmed the quake collapsed buildings.
The earthquake struck at a depth of about 33 miles (51 km).