7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mexico; At Least 4 People Killed (Source weather.com)
A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake rattled the Mexican state of Oaxaca Tuesday morning and prompted tsunami warnings for Mexico and parts of Central America. At least four people were killed.
The quake struck at 10:29 a.m. local time Tuesday Federal civil defense authorities said a worker at the state-run oil company, Pemex, died when he fell from a refinery structure, The Associated Press reported. Another man was killed when a wall fell on him in the Oaxaca village of San Agustin Amatengo. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said one person was killed and another injured when a building collapsed in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Most reports were of minor damage such as broken windows and collapsed walls. Murat said a hospital caring for COVID-19 patients suffered structural damage and had to be evacuated, according to Telemundo.