Social media footage of the moment Mexico was struck by the 7.1 earthquake that killed over 200 people has emerged.
The images, uploaded by those in the middle of the tremor, shows buildings collapsing, glass shattering, and lighting swaying as the country was rocked by the seismic shift.
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) September 20, 2017
The quake killed at least 225 people and caused major damage across central Mexico.
Desperate searches for survivors under the rubble are continuing.
Center of Mexico City right now after 7.4 earthquake. Scary. Hope folks are ok. Video shot by a friend in DF pic.twitter.com/tlYtpEShcB
— David Prager (@dlprager) September 19, 2017