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1985 Mexico City Earthquake Plates

The worst earthquake disaster in modern Mexican history occurred thirty years ago this week. On Thursday 19 September 1985 a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck at

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Mexico City, killing more than 200 people

A deadly M 7.1 earthquake struck nearby Mexico City yesterday, leaving over 200 dead and countless missing. The US Geological Survey predicts up to 1,000 ...

At least 248 people are dead after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday causing widespread devastation across Mexico City where a school has collapsed.

MEXICO CITY — The day after a vicious earthquake leveled apartment buildings, damaged hospitals and flattened an elementary school, Mexicans mobilized Wednesday for ...

QUAKE STRIKES MEXICO Mexico City earthquake – Rescuers battle to save children trapped beneath rubble of school that collapsed during quake which killed 273

The September 19, 2017, M 7.1 earthquake in Central Mexico occurred as the result of normal faulting at a depth of approximately 50 km. The event is near ...

With over 100 people dead – and the death toll still rising -- Mexico City and central Mexico were rattled by a strong 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Tuesday ...

Mexico: When a devastating earthquake rocked Mexico City on Tuesday, 32 years to the day after another deadly temblor, the city’s traumatised inhabitants struggled ...

In the 32 years since Mexico City’s devastating 1985 earthquake, which leveled over 400 buildings, damaged another 3,000, and killed over 5,000 residents ...

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1985 Mexico City Earthquake Plates

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 10th, 2017

1985 Mexico City Earthquake Plates The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck in the early morning of 19 September at 07:17:50 (CST) with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Mexico City earthquake of 1985: The Mexico City earthquake of 1985 occurred on September 19 off the Michoacan coast, hammering Mexico […]

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Tectonic Plates

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 13th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Tectonic Plates The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck in the early morning of 19 September at 07:17:50 (CST) with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Mexico City earthquake of 1985: The Mexico City earthquake of 1985 occurred on September 19 off the Michoacan coast, hammering […]

Mexico Earthquake Plates

Posted by in Uncategorized dated December 3rd, 2017

Mexico Earthquake Plates Mexico’s most recent earthquakes did not directly involve two tectonic plates clashing, as is commonly the case. Seismologist Dr Stephen Hicks explains Both earthquakes seem to be a result of the rupture of fault lines within the North American tectonic plate, … following the central Mexico earthquake. The unusual case of the […]

Mexico Earthquake March 20 2012

Posted by in Uncategorized dated November 28th, 2017

Mexico Earthquake March 20 2012 The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck in the early morning of 19 September at 07:17:50 (CST) with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts and Links to Donate, Mexico earthquake The 2006 Gulf of Mexico earthquake occurred in the eastern Gulf […]

Mexico Acapulco Earthquake

Posted by in Uncategorized dated November 13th, 2017

Mexico Acapulco Earthquake The 2017 Central Mexico earthquake struck at 13:14 CDT (18:14 UTC) on 19 September 2017 with an estimated magnitude of M w 7.1 and strong shaking for about 20 seconds. Cortés established Acapulco as a major port by the early 1530s, with the first major road between Mexico City and the port […]

Mexico City Earthquake November 23 2015

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 7th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake November 23 2015 The worst earthquake disaster in modern Mexican history occurred thirty years ago this week. On Thursday 19 September 1985 a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck at Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Spanish: Ciudad de México, American Spanish: [sjuˈða(ð) ðe ˈmexiko] ( listen); abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital […]

Earthquake In Mexico City March 20 2015

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 5th, 2017

Earthquake In Mexico City March 20 2015 The worst earthquake disaster in modern Mexican history occurred thirty years ago this week. On Thursday 19 September 1985 a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck at The April 2015 Nepal earthquake (also known as the Gorkha earthquake) killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000. It occurred at 11:56 […]

1985 Mexico City Earthquake Fault

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 2nd, 2017

1985 Mexico City Earthquake Fault The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck in the early morning of 19 September at 07:17:50 (CST) with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): Times Video In Mexico, […]

Mexico City Earthquake Fault

Posted by in Uncategorized dated October 1st, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake Fault The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck in the early morning of 19 September at 07:17:50 (CST) with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Spanish: Ciudad de México, American Spanish: [sjuˈða(ð) ðe ˈmexiko] ( listen); abbreviated as CDMX), is […]

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Causes

Posted by in Uncategorized dated September 29th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Causes On this day in 1985, a magnitude 8.0 earthquake rocked Mexico City and its surrounding environs at 9:17 a.m. EDT (7:17 a.m. local time). The quake was felt as far … Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news […]

Mexico City Earthquake Plate Boundary

Posted by in Uncategorized dated September 27th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake Plate Boundary Mexico City earthquake of 1985: … plate tectonics; … Map depicting the epicentre of the earthquake that devastated Mexico City on Sept. 19, … … earthquake that devastated Mexico City was a fairly typical “thrust” earthquake that ruptured the shallow portion of the tectonic plate boundary … The unusual case […]

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Richter Scale

Posted by in Uncategorized dated September 24th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Richter Scale Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Spanish: Ciudad de México, American Spanish: [sjuˈða(ð) ðe ˈmexiko] ( listen); abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital and most … Mexico City ) is the capital city of Mexico, and the largest city in North America by population. USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, […]

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Plate Boundary

Posted by in Uncategorized dated September 24th, 2017

Mexico City Earthquake 1985 Plate Boundary Mexico City earthquake of 1985. Mexico City earthquake of 1985, also called Michoacán earthquake of 1985, severe earthquake that occurred on Sept. 19, 1985, off the coast of the Mexican state of Michoacán, causing widespread death and injuries and catastrophic damage in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City. Tectonic Plate and […]