Mexico earthquake death toll surpasses 300

(NBC) - The death toll from the devastating earthquake in central Mexico that struck the country on September 19th is at 355, with at least 214 of those in Mexico City.

People across the capital showed their appreciation and respect for the efforts made by first responders and search teams.

Neighbors and passerby’s wrote on a makeshift billboard expressing their support near the only site where rescue efforts can be seen.

The quake also killed many in the states of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico State, Guerrero and Oaxaca.

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