Showing posts with label Mexico. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mexico. Show all posts

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Strong 6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits Off Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Strong 6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits  Mexico
A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck shortly before midnight on Saturday off Mexico’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said.

Monday, May 28, 2018

All victims of plane crash in Havana identified

All victims of plane crash in Havana identified
Cuba's Institute of Forensic Medicine (IFM) has identified the remains of all the victims of the plane crash which took place on May 18 near Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, the daily Juventud Rebelde reported on Sunday.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Strong earthquake hits Mexico (local time: 17:39, Depth 10 km)

Strong earthquake hits Mexico
A 7.2-magnitude quake jolted southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Friday afternoon, according to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).

Friday, January 19, 2018

6.5 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico (local time: 09:17, Depth 10 km)

6.5 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, the United States Geological Survey has reported.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mexico Creates Largest Maritime National Park in North America

The Galapagos islands
By order of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an archipelago referred to as the “Galapagos of North America,” will become a marine park the size of the state of Illinois.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Mexico announces biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

mexico oil company Pemex
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto revealed on Friday that the national oil company, Pemex, had made Mexico's largest onshore oil discovery in 15 years.

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Search for bodies concludes in quake-stricken Mexican capital

ruins of a building
The search and rescue operation in this capital following the magnitude-7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico on Sept. 19 formally concluded Wednesday with the retrieval of the last remaining body from the ruins of a building.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mexico quake death toll climbs to 324, schools gradually reopen

Mexico quake death toll climbs to 324
The latest death toll from a powerful 7.1-magnitude quake that hit central Mexico on Sept. 19 climbed to 324 on Monday, more than half of them in Mexico City.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

New 6.2 Quake Centered in Southern Mexico

It's not immediately clear if the new quake caused damage or injury.
The US Geological Survey said the new earthquake to strike Mexico had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered in the Southern state of Oaxaca, hours after a strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico
At least 149 people were killed as a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central part of Mexico on Tuesday, the EFE news agency reported citing information from local authorities.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Powerful 7.1 earthquake hits southern Mexico, shaking building in country's capital

Powerful 7.4 earthquake hits southern Mexico
A powerful 7.1 earthquake has struck southern Mexico, according to US Geological Survey (USGS). Witnesses are saying the tremor shook buildings in the country's capital.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Norma to become Pacific hurricane by Saturday

Norma Pacific hurricane
Tropical Storm Norma is expected to become a hurricane by Saturday while moving towards Baja California Sur, the National Hurricane Center said.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Death toll from Mexican earthquake climbs to 90

search and rescue in the state would continue
The number of victims from a strong earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale in Mexico Thursday night has climbed to 90, authorities confirmed on Sunday.

Friday, September 08, 2017

8.2 Mexico's Most Powerful Earthquake in 100 Years Creates Tsunami (local time 23:49, Depth 72 km)

8.2 Mexico's Most Powerful Earthquake in 100 Years Creates Tsunami
Five people were killed in an 8.2-magnitude earthquake off Mexican coast, the largest the country has experienced in the last 100 years, the country's President Enrique Pena Nieto confirmed on Friday.

Friday, September 01, 2017

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia
The southern half of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula was bracing for tropical storm Lidia on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular vacation destination with maximum sustained winds of 100 km per hour.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Mexico preps for hurricane as Tropical Storm Franklin gathers strength

Tropical Storm Franklin gathers strength
Mexico issued a hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Franklin organized near the Yucatan Peninsula and headed westward toward the mainland.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas and Guatemala

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Chiapas, causing heavy damage to buildings and infrastructure in Mexico’s southern state.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano spews lava fragments

Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention said the Popocatépetl volcano launched incandescent lava fragments more than half a mile away from its crater.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Radioactive material theft in Mexico prompts alert in 9 states

Mexican officials have issued a nine state alert after a vehicle carrying mobile industrial radiography equipment filled with Iridium-192 was stolen in the city of Tlaquepaque in the state of Jalisco.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Chile's 'most brutal fire in history' kills six

Chile's Ministry of Interior and Public Safety said at least six people have died in fires that have consumed nearly 1,000 square miles of forest.

EL News