On 19 September 2017, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Central Mexico. The earthquake was strongly felt in Mexico City and the states of Puebla, Morelos and Mexico. On 23 September, a new earthquake of 6.2 magnitude occurred 12 km north of Ixtepec (State of Oaxaca), worsening the situation in the already affected areas.
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