226 People Were Killed In Mexico Earthquake On Tuesday

At least 226 people were reported killed on Tuesday, September 19 as a 7.1 magnitude temblor shook Mexico, causing buildings to tremble and collapse.

The disaster coincides with the anniversary of a deadly 1985 earthquake which shook central Mexico. Tuesday’s quake struck at 1:14 p.m. 

Just hours after a siren signaled an annual earthquake drill in Mexico City, the ground began to shake, walls buckled and residents fled into the streets. There were reports of fires and gas leaks.

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