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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.

Jalisco spared as massive quake hits Mexico; at least 60 dead so far

Jalisco Civil Protection says no damage has been reported in the state following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off Mexico’s southern coast late Thursday.

While the quake rattled Mexico City, causing people to rush out onto the streets in panic, it was not felt in Guadalajara. Residents of Poncitlán, Ocotlán, Jocotepec, Jamay, La Barca, Atotonilco, Degollado and other parts of Jalisco have reported feeling the tremor.