Tag: Mexico earthquake

  • Mexico appropriates $248 mn for reconstruction after quakes

    Mexico appropriates $248 mn for reconstruction after quakes

    Mexico City : The Mexican government approved on Thursday the release of roughly $248 million to begin the task of rebuilding after the earthquakes that left 445 people dead. The amount of money already spent responding to the massive temblors of September 7 and September 19 and the major aftershock of September 23 is likely…

  • 225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

    225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

    Mexico City : Thousands of emergency crews and volunteers raced against time in search of survivors on Wednesday after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico, killing at least 225 people, leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings and forcing people on to the streets for a second time in two weeks. As President Enrique Peña Nieto…

  • 15 killed as 8.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

    15 killed as 8.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

    Mexico : Mexico was hit on Friday by a massive 8.2-magnitude earthquake, described by the President as the country’s strongest in a century, killing at least 15 people and triggering a series of tsunami waves. The quake struck 120 km off the Pacific Coast at 12.49 a.m., southwest of Tres Picos, Mexico, which is 1,000…