Earthquake

New quake of magnitude 6.2 hits southern Mexico

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The new earthquake of magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Mexico and was centred in 12 miles southeast of Oaxaca, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was the region most shaken by a magnitude 8.1 quake on September. The new quake also swayed buildings in Mexico City, which is trying to recover from a magnitude 7.1 temblor that struck on Thursday, ...

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Mexico Earthquake: Strong 7.1 quake near Mexico City kills 248, Death Toll Keeps Rising

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At least 248 people were killed by a powerful earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday, the nation’s civil protection agency said. The death toll in Mexico City surged to 117 people, Luis Felipe Puente, the head of the agency, wrote in a post on Twitter. The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a temblor that killed thousands in the capital. The state ...

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New Zealand Earthquake: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes south of New Zealand – USGS

New Zealand has been rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake which struck southwest of Invercargill, followed by a 5.1 magnitude quake northeast of Seddon. The quake caused ‘moderate shaking’ reported Geonet. Initial classifications called it a strong quake, hitting 585km southwest of Invercargill at a depth of 10km. Tremors may have been felt in Balclutha, Gore, Invercargill, Lumsden, Roxburgh, Te Anau and ...

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What Happened during 1985 Mexican Earthquake?

.Mexico rocked by massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake, triggered a severe tsunami warning along the coast of seven South American countries. Last time Mexico hit by such strong earthquake, was in 1985. What happened then? It was a calm Autumn morning on the 19th of September, 1985 in Mexico City, Mexico. Like every other day, the city was just waking up. ...

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Magnitude 8.0 earthquake strikes off the southern Mexico, brings Tsunami warning to seven countries

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Countries- Mexico, EL Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Panama – have been asked to watch out for the large tidal waves within next possible 3 hours after the earthquake. Such an earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico late Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. There have been reports of two dead people. South of ...

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13 dead, 175 injured in China earthquake: govt

At least 13 people are feared dead including tourists after a major earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hit the southwestern China, according to a government estimate. 175 were injured after the tremor.  Thirty people are critically injured, the Xinhua news agency reports. Times of India reports referring China’s National Commission for Disaster Reduction that there may have been over 100 people ...

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China quake leaves 5 people dead and 63 injured

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The Chinese official says the strong earthquake in southwestern China has killed five tourists and injured 63 people. A magnitude of 6.5 has jolted southwestern China a few hours ago, the US Geological Survey reports The USGS said the tremor struck in a sparsely populated area 200km (120 miles) west-northwest of the city of Guangyuan in Sichuan area at a ...

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Turkey’s Bodrum again rocked by a M 5.3 earthquake

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A 5.3 earthquake shook southwestern Turkey close to the Aegean seaside town of Bodrum on Tuesday, the U.S. Geographical Survey said. It was not instantly clear whether anybody was harmed. The tremor struck approximately 15 kilometres (around 9 miles) southeast of Bodrum, the USGS said. Bodrum is a well-known resort for the both Turks and foreigners on vacations on summer ...

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M 6.5 earthquake jolted central China

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A huge earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has jolted central China, the US Geological Survey reports. The USGS said the tremor struck in a sparsely populated area 200km (120 miles) west-northwest of the city of Guangyuan in Sichuan area at a profundity of 10km (6 miles), the USGS said. It had before putting the tremor at magnitude 6.6 and 32 km ...

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