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19 Horrifying Photos From The Aftermath Of The 7.1 Earthquake In Mexico

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, leaving some buildings in rubble and some 20 million residents of Mexico city in terror.

Posted on September 19, 2017, at 3:55 p.m. ET

People remove debris of a building that collapsed in Mexico City.
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People remove debris of a building that collapsed in Mexico City.

A man is carried on a stretcher after being pulled out of the rubble in Mexico City.
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A man is carried on a stretcher after being pulled out of the rubble in Mexico City.

A car smashed by debris from a damaged building in Mexico City.
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A car smashed by debris from a damaged building in Mexico City.

A man is pulled out of the rubble alive following the quake in Mexico City.
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A man is pulled out of the rubble alive following the quake in Mexico City.

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A woman is assisted after being injured during the quake in Mexico City.
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A woman is assisted after being injured during the quake in Mexico City.

People react in terror after the quake rattled Mexico City.
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People react in terror after the quake rattled Mexico City.

People who were evacuated from an office building on Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.
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People who were evacuated from an office building on Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.

People remove debris of a building in Mexico City.
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People remove debris of a building in Mexico City.

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Police officers cordon off the area around a building that collapsed.
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Police officers cordon off the area around a building that collapsed.

People remove debris of a building that collapsed during the quake.
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People remove debris of a building that collapsed during the quake.

An injured person is taken away on a stretcher after being rescued from the ruins of a collapsed building.
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An injured person is taken away on a stretcher after being rescued from the ruins of a collapsed building.

People search for survivors in a building that collapsed in Mexico City.
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People search for survivors in a building that collapsed in Mexico City.

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A woman is assisted after being injured during the quake.
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A woman is assisted after being injured during the quake.

A man touches his wounds after being injured in Mexico City.
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A man touches his wounds after being injured in Mexico City.

People evacuated from office buildings gather in Reforma Avenue after the earthquake in Mexico City.
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People evacuated from office buildings gather in Reforma Avenue after the earthquake in Mexico City.

The remains of a damaged building after the earthquake.
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The remains of a damaged building after the earthquake.

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A police officer and others inspect a building that collapsed.
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A police officer and others inspect a building that collapsed.

People remove debris of a collapsed building, looking for possible victims.
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People remove debris of a collapsed building, looking for possible victims.

People react in tears after the quake rattled Mexico City.
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People react in tears after the quake rattled Mexico City.


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