Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History asked the population to document damaged museusm, churches, chapels, statues, monuments or historically-valuable buildings
Photo of the damage caused to the San Francisco Temple, a secenteenth-century church in Tepeyanco, Tlaxcala, by the 7.1 earthquake that struck Mexico's central region the afternoon of September 19, 2017, photo: Cuartoscuro/J. Guadalupe Pérez
22 of September 2017 16:56:26
Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) has made a general call to identify buildings, museums and other pieces of Mexico's cultural heritage damaged by the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck on the afternoon of September 19.In a tweet posted Friday, the institute called upon the population to document any signs of damage or wear-and-tear on museusm, churches, chapels, statues, monuments or buildings with any sort of historical value."Locate and report cultural heritage damaged by the earthquake," the tweet says, accompanied by an image explaining how to proceed when finding damaged structures in the states of Puebla, Morelos, Mexico City, Tlaxcala, Guerrero and State of Mexico.To report damages, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the name and location of the building/monument. The mail should include pictures of the building's facade (in case of the damaged structure being a building), as well as images of the damage itself.