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Mexico: Videos of the 7.8 Earthquake Felt in Mexico

Categories: Latin America, Mexico, Breaking News, Disaster

On 20 March, 2012, an earthquake struck off the coast of Acapulco in Mexico, reportedly between 7.6 and 7.8 on the Richter scale. So far, no casualties have been reported. Following, some videos of how the quake was felt in different regions of the country. All audio is in Spanish.

In Puebla [1]:

El temblor del 20 de marzo del 2012. Intensidad de 7.9 grados en la escala de richter (en el epicentro). Epicentro:Ometepec,estado de Guerrero, Mexico. Hora 12:06 PM, lugar de grabacion: Ciudad de Puebla…

The earthquake on 20 March, 2012. Intensity of 7.9 on the Richter scale (in the epicenter). Epicenter: Ometepec, state of Guerrero, Mexico. Time 12:06 PM, video recorded in: Puebla city…

In Mexico City [2]:

El sismo duro alrededor de 2 minutos y medio. Ya todos en la calle aun nos seguíamos movie do de un lado a otro.

The earthquake lasted around two and a half minutes. Even when we were all on the street we were still swaying from side to side.

Up in an office building [3] in Mexico City:

In front of Tlatelolco square [4] in the middle of the city:

More videos of the Earthquake are being shared through Twitter [5].