Hundreds Killed After 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico City

I'LL TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT EVERYTHING IN 15 MINUTES THIS MORNING THE SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS CONTINUES IN CENTRAL MEXICO

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THIS IS AFTER A MAGNITUDE 71 EARTHQUAKE HIT NEAR MEXICO CITY VIDEO OF A NEW CAST SHOWS THE ANCHOR TAKING COVER DURING THE QUAKE IT CAUSED SERIOUS DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS, KNOCKED OUT POWER AND THE DEATH TOLL CONTINUES TO R ISE MARY McGUIRE IS FOLLOWING THE LATEST

THIS EARTHQUAKE CLAIMED HUNDREDS OF LIVE SINCE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON 71 MAGNITUDE IT WAS 76-MILES FROM MEXICO C ITY WHICH IS HOME TO NEARLY NINE MILLION PEOPLE

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING THAT MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE LOST THEIR LIVES AS A RESULT IN THE CAPITOL OF MEXICO CITY 44 BUILDINGS COLLAPSED AS A RESULT OF THE QUAKE INCLUDING THIS SCHOOL BUILDING WHERE 25 CHILDREN WERE KILLED 30 CHILDREN AND EIGHT ADUMBS ARE — ADULTS ARE MISSING THERE LESS THAN 24-HOURS AFTER THE QUICK THE SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS WENT FROM HOPEFUL TO DESPERATE THE ONLY THING THEY HAVE TOLD US TO GO TO THE HOSPITALS TO VERIFY IF OUR FAMILY IS THERE

MY FAMILY HAS GONE THERE WE DON'T HAVE ANY NEWS MANY SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES IN MEXICO WERE REHEARSING EARTHQUAKE DRILLS IT WAS PART OF A REMEMBRANCE OF AN 80 QUAKE THAT STRUCK THE CITY ON THE SAME DAY IN 1985 KILLING 10,000 PEOPLE

THAT QUAKE BACK IN 1985 LEAD TO RIG — RIGOROUS BUILDING CODES IN MEXICO THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO DECLARED A DISASTER DECLARATION YOU CAN SEE THIS VIDEO THE MOST SHOCKING WAS THE NEWS ANCHOR IN THE STUDIO AS THE SHOW WAS GOING ON IT REALLY SHOWS YOU HOW EVERYBODY WAS CAUGHT JAW GOURD

IT — OFF GUARD SEEMS LIKE THERE WAS AN EARTHQUAKE RECENTLY IN MEXICO THAT WAS 11 DAYS AGO IT KILLED 60 PEOPLE THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DOESN'T THINK THE QUAKES ARE RELATED

THE EPICENTER OF THE QUAKES WERE 400 MILES APART AFTERSHOCKS ARE WITHIN 60-MILES

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