Major quake hits Mexico on anniversary of deadly tremors

An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 7.6 shakes central Mexico on the anniversary of two previous major earthquakes. – EPA pic, September 20, 2022.

A POWERFUL earthquake struck western Mexico yesterday, leaving at least one person dead and sparking panic hundreds of kilometres away in Mexico City on the anniversary of two devastating tremors.

The quake – magnitude 7.7 according to the national seismological agency – shook buildings and sent people rushing out into the streets of the capital.

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