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Quake death toll rises to 343

As of Thursday, September 28, the death toll from the 7.1 Central Mexico earthquake of Tuesday, September 19, which had its epicenter 32 miles below the earth’s surface in the state of Puebla, had risen to 343 people, 204 of which were registered in the nation’s capital.

Donations surge after second quake

A day after Tuesday’s earthquake in Central Mexico, the street in front of the Red Cross clinic in downtown Guadalajara teamed with gesticulating and yelling workers and volunteers, one half a human conveyor belt rapidly transferring donations emptied from a constant stream of cars swiftly backing in and out of the donation point to an army of sorters beneath a massive tent stretching several hundred feet in the opposite direction.

Quake death toll rises to 273

Rescue professionals and thousands of volunteers have been working around the clock in a major search and rescue effort to find survivors from the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in Mexico City and surrounding states on Tuesday, September 19.