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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 6:36
Update: Death toll risen to 138 in Mexico earthquake
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Mexico's civil protection agency says the death toll has risen to at least 138. This includes 64 reported deaths in Morelos state and 36 in Mexico City.

Update: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6.35am
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Central Mexico earthquake kills more than 100, topples buildings

Scores were killed in a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico City and surrounding states.

The earthquake toppled buildings, sent rescue workers digging through rubble and knocked out power to millions.

At least 116 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said.

Most deaths were reported in Puebla, Morelos and Mexico states, and Mexico City, the capital.

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