A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the state of Puebla in Mexico shortly after 1:00 p.m., Mexico time, in the middle of the work day.
The quake toppled buildings trapping and injuring many. Ordinary citizens alongside rescuers combed through mountains of debris trying to find life among the ruins. Millions felt the ground shake across the country. An 8.1 quake hit just two weeks ago.
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