DEVELOPING: A powerful 7.1 earthquake has struck southern Mexico, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The tremor shook buildings in the country’s capital. The earthquake was initially reported as being of 7.4 magnitude.  The quake’s epicenter was 8 kilometers southeast of Atencingo in

the Mexican state of Puebla at a depth of 51 kilometers, USGS said. Thousands of people took to the streets Tuesday, fleeing their shaking houses, an eyewitness told Reuters. There have been no reports of casualties or destruction as a result of the quake so far. READ MORE