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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico Leaving 42 Dead

Exactly 32 years ago today, in 1985,  a magnitude 8.0 earthquake shook Mexico and left 9,500 people dead. Today, on the somber anniversary of that disaster, Mexico shook again.

The crazy thing about today was Mexico City residents literally just participated in a city wide, 2 hour, Earthquake drill before the ground began to rumble beneath them. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that the size of this quake as magnitude 7.1 and has left 42 dead in the state of Morelos at current count.

Below are photos of some of the wreckage the earthquake caused.

Mexico City

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