Deadly quake hits southwest Mexico, shaking buildings in capital

At least one person has died after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck near Mexico’s resort city of Acapulco in Guerrero State late Tuesday, per Reuters.

What’s happening: Images shared to social media showed damaged buildings and cars in Acapulco. The force of the quake shook buildings and power lines over 230 miles away in the capital Mexico City, according to multiple reports.

A tsunami threat was issued for Mexico by the U.S. tsunami warning system, but not for the United States.

What they’re saying: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said no “serious damage” had immediately been reported in Guerrero, nor in the nearby state of Oaxaca or Mexico City, according to a Reuters translation.

Editor’s note: This a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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