At least five people are believed to have died after a huge earthquake struck southern Mexico, just days after the biggest quake to hit the country in centuries. The US geological survey said it hit five miles southeast of Atencingo in the state of Puebla, about 75 miles south of the capital Mexico City, at a depth of 32 miles.

Buildings in Mexico City shook as the quake rumbled below, and office workers fled into the street for fear of their lives. There have been reports of widespread fires in buildings across the capital and several people are said to be trapped. Video has emerged showing a huge explosion over the city following the quake, the cause of which is not yet clear. READ MORE