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7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 as buildings crumble in Mexico

A construction worker searches a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Eduardo Verdugo / The Associated Press)
A construction worker searches a collapsed building. (Eduardo Verdugo / The Associated Press)

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south. Mexican media broadcast images of multiple downed buildings in densely populated parts of Mexico City, and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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