At least one dead as magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits western Mexico

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck western Mexico early on Thursday, claiming the life of a woman in Mexico City who fell and hit her head as residents evacuated their homes during the country’s second major temblor this week. The Mexico City government said the woman stumbled on the stairs of her home in the city’s… Read More At least one dead as magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits western Mexico

At least one dead, buildings damaged as strong earthquake strikes western Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating temblors, killing at least one person, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling on to streets for safety. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in a video address a person had died in the nearby Pacific… Read More At least one dead, buildings damaged as strong earthquake strikes western Mexico

Major earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami in coastal areas

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck the coast of southern Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least one person, buckling paved roads, and setting off a tsunami in nearby Pacific coastal areas. One person died in the state of Oaxaca, Governor Alejandro Murat said, after the quake hit the Pacific coastal state mid-morning. The country’s… Read More Major earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami in coastal areas

Thirteen people killed in helicopter crash following magnitude-7.2 earthquake in Mexico City

​At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday. The helicopter, which was carrying Mexico’s interior minister and the state governor, crashed on top… Read More Thirteen people killed in helicopter crash following magnitude-7.2 earthquake in Mexico City

Death toll on the rise as magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits Mexico

​ Mexican rescuers on Wednesday labored for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of the country’s most lethal earthquake in a generation, including a girl trapped under a school in Mexico City, as the death toll exceeded 230. Television stations broadcast live the painstaking, hours-long attempt to rescue the girl after… Read More Death toll on the rise as magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits Mexico

Dozens dead as magnitude-8.1 earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami waves 

​ An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least thirty-two people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. The quake was apparently stronger than a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands, but… Read More Dozens dead as magnitude-8.1 earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami waves