Mexico hit by magnitude 7.2 earthquake (video)


According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Mexico was hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on Friday evening. The quake struck the country’s southern coast.

Early reports indicate there are damaged buildings.

From The Hill: The quake, which initially was reported to be a magnitude 7.5 earthquake, struck Mexico’s southern Oaxaca state 15 miles below the surface, causing buildings to shake in Mexico City and other major population centers.

According to the report, there are no accounts yet of injuries or the extent of the damage.

In the video below, people can be seen bracing themselves along walls in a building in the country’s capital during the earthquake.

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