Here Are Some of the Harrowing Images from Mexico City

Posted: Sep 19, 2017 5:00 PM

Earlier today, Mexico City was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. While the number of casualties is currently unknown (but at least 42 people have been reported dead), the images and videos of the devastation coming out of the city have been nothing short of jaw-dropping. According to Mexican President Nieto, a reported 27 buildings have collapsed in Mexico City following the earthquake. The rebuilding effort will likely take years.

Here are a few of the images and videos of the aftermath:

President Donald Trump tweeted that he would "be there" for the people of Mexico City. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Mexico as well.