6.1 Earthquake Off New Zealand Follows 7.1 Quake near Mexico City — 119 Dead
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck off of New Zealand on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning local time).
This was the second quake today on the “Ring of Fire” zone in the Pacific Ocean.
Earthquake M6.1: Auckland Island, New Zealand. pic.twitter.com/gyuDhHRYIS
— راصد الزلازل (@Eart_hquakes) September 20, 2017
The quake struck 256 kilometers west of Aukland Island.
M6.1 earthquake 256km W of Auckland Island, New Zealand 2017-09-20T01:43:30Z depth 10km 162° 33' 0" E 50° 22' 15" S pic.twitter.com/kTIn13CnaD
— Peter Mount (@peter_mount) September 20, 2017
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City Monday afternoon.
At least 119 people were killed in the attack.
Mexico's Secretary of the Interior declares an "extraordinary emergency” after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake kills at least 119. pic.twitter.com/Og9ULw4Ln7
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Part of an elementary school collapsed today during the attack.
Part of Colegio Enrique Rebsamen, an elementary school in Mexico City, collapsed following the powerful earthquake pic.twitter.com/KVdUKSrwNe
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) September 20, 2017
Emergency workers are still rescuing people tonight after the quake.
Emergency workers applaud after rescuing a person trapped underneath the rubble of a building collapsed by the earthquake in Mexico pic.twitter.com/kWqm3JIbOA
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) September 19, 2017