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Missionaries at Mexico MTC Reported Safe After 7.1 Earthquake

by | Sep. 19, 2017

Mormon Life

All missionaries at the Mexico MTC are safe after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings and killing dozens. 

The powerful earthquake struck Mexico City and several surrounding states, leaving at least 116 dead and millions without power, according to CNN.com, but the missionaries at the Mexico MTC were unharmed. They were even prepared for the quake. 

As the Mexico MTC reported through Facebook:

All the missionaries are safe!
We can see the Lord's hand protecting our missionaries. We had a practice earthquake drill this morning and during lunch a real earthquake hit. Here are photos of the missionaries gathered safely outside after the earthquake. Many knelt to pray for those who were impacted by this quake.
Todos bien aquí en el CCM de México. Interesante mente tuvimos un exitoso simulacro hoy a las 11 y durante el almuerzo un verdadero terremoto. Ningún daño ninguno herido. Todos bien.

This marks Mexico's second earthquake above a 7.0 magnitude within two weeks, with the Sept. 7 earthquake, the largest in Mexico in decades.

Lead image from Mexico MTC Facebook page
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