Skip to comments.7.1 earthquake rocks Mexico City, central Mexico
Posted on 09/19/2017 1:10:15 PM PDT by Red Badger
A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said. Preliminary reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, according to the USGS. It was felt in the center of Mexico City, which is only about 75 miles (121 km) from the epicenter.
The earthquake struck at a depth of about 33 miles (51 km). There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The governor of Puebla said on Twitter that there were reports of damaged buildings. Tony Gali urged residents to follow civil protection security protocols. Adrian Wilson, a photographer from New York City who was visiting his fiancee, was eating in the capital when the earthquake struck. "I was having lunch when the floor gently rocked as if a big truck went by," Wilson said. "It then amplified in waves and the whole room started shaking. The building is from the 1930s and just survived a big earthquake, so I knew I would be OK." Wilson told CNN: "It just seemed like a truck was going over a manhole cover and the building was slightly shaking. And it just magnified and magnified and the whole room was shaking." President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted, "I have called a meeting for the National Emergency Committee to evaluate the situation and to coordinate any actions. Plan MX has been activated."
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Didn’t they just get one of those a short while ago?
Not good. Thanks for posting/informing.
Yes, off the SW Pacific coast..................
Yes, and I thought that the prior one registered over 8 on the Richter scale.
Depth 33 miles
Actually there were two. One 7.1 and the other 7.4.
Zoom in to see them:
I believe an 8.3 off of the coast.
Quick, send the dreamers back home to help..
Will some celebutard tell us why the earth was pissed at the people of Mexico?
plus a 3.6 in West LA
good to see Trump ahead of the curve. He is already mobilizing relief. F’n A right.
By all means. As we've learned, it can't be done without them.
I guess it was because Trump deported all those people back to Mehicko...........
I hear they are good at building things and cleaning things up...............
I figured it was aftershocks from his UN speech
So I've been told.
Did Kim Jong Prefix trigger?
If there is ever someplace thats gonna capsize its Mexico City. Isnt it built on the lake that used to be there?
I need to check this out on a non fake news website.
Yes, a dry lake bed, full of sand and silt.
Shakes like jello in a quake.................
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