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Hundreds Cheer As Dog Is Found Alive In Rubble After Mexico Earthquake

At least 225 people have been killed following the 7.1 magnitude quake.

21/09/2017 7:01 PM AEST | Updated 21/09/2017 7:01 PM AEST

A video has captured the dramatic moment a dog, trapped in rubble following a catastrophic earthquake in Mexico, is freed by rescue workers.

In the clip, hundreds of bystanders can be seen cheering and applauding as the visibly stressed pooch receives well-deserved hugs from rescuers.

It isn't known where in Mexico the footage was taken, however it has been distributed by Record, a local newspaper.

At least 225 people were killed following the 7.1 magnitude quake on Tuesday, which occurred 32 years to the day after a devastating 1985 quake that left more than 9,500 dead.

Harrowing videos of the quake show buildings being reduced to rubble, including a school where at least 22 children and two adults were killed.

It's the second quake to hit the country in the past fortnight, with at least 98 killed when the strongest quake in 80 years struck southern Mexico.

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