Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.1 Earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico.

Quake damage

At least 248 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble. In addition to Mexico City, people were also killed in Puebla, Morelos, Mexico state and Guerrero. Well after nightfall, rescue crews and volunteers in Mexico City – home to 20 million people – were still clawing through the rubble of dozens of collapsed buildings looking for survivors and bodies. Rescue workers reported that families were getting WhatsApp messages pleading for help from desperate relatives trapped under debris.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Auckland Islands, New Zealand.

5.4 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.2 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern Iran.

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Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits southeastern Alaska.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.2 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits the Volcano islands off Japan.

Two 5.4 Earthquakes hit offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Komandorskiye Ostrova region, Russia.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits Greece.

Mexico – The death toll from Mexico’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more victims were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas and residents worked to repair shattered homes and small businesses.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits Reykjanes Ridge.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Idaho, USA – An earthquake swarm began on the night of Sept. 2 when 34 quakes occurred. Those were followed by another 34 quakes last Sunday, 28 on Monday, 20 on Tuesday, 25 on Wednesday, five on Thursday, five on Friday, 19 on Saturday and 34 so far Sunday. All 204 of the quakes were reported by University of Utah Seismograph Stations. The largest has been a 5.1 quake reported yesterday.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.4 Earthquake hits near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits southern Idaho, USA.

Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

Mexico – The death toll from the 8.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico continues to rise. The majority of the deaths were in Oaxaca state, where homes and buildings collapsed. Oaxaca’s governor said Saturday that 71 people had died in his state. Mexico’s interior ministry has also reported 15 deaths in the state of Chiapas and four in the state of Tabasco. A tsunami was confirmed in Mexico, with one wave coming in at 5.8 feet (1.75 meter), according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Tsunami warnings were issued as far away as New Zealand and Vanuatu.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Three 5.1 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

Five 5.0 Earthquakes hit offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Four 5.0 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Owen Fracture Zone.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern Honshu, Japan.

Mexico – The number of people killed by a powerful earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico has risen to at least 61, officials say. A huge rescue operation is under way in the worst-hit states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas where people are feared trapped under rubble. President Enrique Peña Nieto says at least 200 people have been injured. The 8.1-magnitude quake, which hit late on Thursday, was the strongest to hit the region in a century. One of the worst hit towns was Juchitán, in Oaxaca, where at least 17 deaths have been reported. The town hall and a number of other buildings were destroyed or badly damaged. At least one other person was killed in Guatemala, its president has said.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

8.1 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

The magnitude 8.1 earthquake that hit the country is the biggest the country has seen in a century. Authorities in Mexico say that a hotel in Oaxaca has collapsed, while 12 people have reportedly died. Tsunami waves were possible, but no reports of unusual waves were received. Buildings as far away as Mexico City swayed in the tremor which caused residents to rush out into the streets. More than a million people were left without power. 62 aftershocks have hit the country so far.

6.1 Earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.7 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.5 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Two 5.2 Earthquakes hit offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits Reykjanes Ridge.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

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6.1 Earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Unimak Island region, Alaska.

Storms and Floods

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Germany – Germany has been inundated by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Some parts of the capital, Berlin, have been left under water. Traffic slowed to a halt in some parts of the city due to the torrential downpour. The storms are expected to continue over the weekend, particularly in the east of the country. Germany has endured more than its fair share of bad weather recently. A storm in the north of the country claimed the lives of two people last week.

Mexico – The rainy season has hit Mexico City where a deluge caused havoc yesterday. Heavy rains lashed the city beginning in the late afternoon, causing flash flooding that stranded motorists in their submerged vehicles, forced the closure of key transportation infrastructure and flooded people’s homes. Up to 70 millimeters of rain fell on some parts of the city.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits the Kermedec islands.

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Babuyan Islands in the Philippines.

At least five people died after yesterday morning’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit western Guatemala near the Mexico border. A church collapsed in San Sebastian Retalhuelu in southern Guatemala.