“In Mexico, declared a state of emergency because of the earthquake

– Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto convened a meeting of the National emergency Committee in order to assess the situation in the country after the push to 7.1 on the Richter scale, reported on Wednesday, Mexican media.

In the affected areas was introduced a state of emergency. On the initial order of the President, in the capital of Mexico hosted 3 thousand soldiers.

On the ruins of the collapsed buildings, rescuers and volunteers.

The metro and ground public transport in Mexico city switched to free mode after a strong earthquake, according to Mexican television channel Televisa. According to the capital airport for some time after the shock had interrupted his work. Now the airport operates in normal mode.

3.5 million people remain without electricity.

Earlier it was reported that the victims of the earthquake were at least 119 people, of which about 30 in Mexico city. In the city collapsed dozens of buildings.

According to the National seismological service of Mexico, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 12 km from the village Axochiapan in the Mexican state of Morelos.

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