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7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oaxaca, Mexico
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7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Oaxaca, Mexico with at least five people dead and collapsed buildings. The earthquake occurred at 10:29 a.m. local time (11:29 a.m. ET), with an epicenter 6.8 miles southwest of Santa María Zapotitlán in Oaxaca state, near El Coyul. Oaxaca state Gov. Alejandro Murat said a 22-year-old woman and a man were among the dead. https://twitter.com/PMBreakingNews/status/1275473027036315654 The Oaxacan Health Services also reported damages from the quake to general hospitals in Pochutla, Puerto Escondido and Pinotepa Nacional and a few community hospitals in other areas. According to Murat, two of the hospitals with damages have been dealing with coronavirus patients. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on twitter said: "...