Power quickly restored in Mexico following quake

Mexico’s power supply is 99 per cent restored following huge disruptions caused by the recent earthquake, which rocked a large swathe of the south of the country, according to local news agency Notimex.

Although 2.5 million people were cut off from the main electricity supply for hours, Antonio Vivanco Casamadrid, head of the country's Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), confirmed the main backbone of the national system remained intact.

The quake, which ad a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale), produced a loss of 1907 MW which caused disruption to electricity supply in the central and eastern region of the country, the report added.

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