WATCH LIVE COVERAGE: Major Earthquake Hits Mexico City


A major earthquake hit Mexico city earlier this afternoon:

UPDATE –– There are now local media reports that five people have died.

UPDATE –– The death toll is rising, per multiple reports:

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted that he’s returning to Mexico City and is taking action on the devastating earthquake:

Dramatic video and photos from Mexico are already circulating on social media:

You can watch live coverage from Univision below:

UPDATE –– 4:07 pm ET: President Donald Trump tweeted a statement to the people of Mexico City:

UPDATE — 7:21 PM ET: The death toll has now risen to 119.

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