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Mexico: Drone captures rescuers searching rubble in Mexico City after pause following latest quake00:58

Mexico: Drone captures rescuers searching rubble in Mexico City after pause following latest quake

Mexico, Mexico City
September 23, 2017 at 16:30 GMT -00:00 · Published

Rescue operations resumed in the Colonia del Valle neighbourhood of Mexico City, Saturday, following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the country's southern coast and put a temporary halt on recovery efforts from the deadly 7.1 earthquake that hit earlier in the week.

Saturday's earthquake struck at 07:53 am local time. It is the third quake to have rocked Mexico in the past two weeks. The epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km (seven miles) north of Ixtepec in the southern state of Oaxaca; however, tremors could be felt 530 km (329 miles) to the north, in Mexico City, where warning sirens were sounded.

There have so far been no reports of injuries or fatalities.

Mexico: Drone captures rescuers searching rubble in Mexico City after pause following latest quake00:58
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Rescue operations resumed in the Colonia del Valle neighbourhood of Mexico City, Saturday, following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the country's southern coast and put a temporary halt on recovery efforts from the deadly 7.1 earthquake that hit earlier in the week.

Saturday's earthquake struck at 07:53 am local time. It is the third quake to have rocked Mexico in the past two weeks. The epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km (seven miles) north of Ixtepec in the southern state of Oaxaca; however, tremors could be felt 530 km (329 miles) to the north, in Mexico City, where warning sirens were sounded.

There have so far been no reports of injuries or fatalities.

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