US Geological Survey

Magnitude-8.1 earthquake hits southern Mexico

A magnitude-8.1 earthquake has struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings in the capital city and killing at least three people, officials said. The earthquake, the strongest to hit Mexico since 1985, struck late on Thursday and people in Mexico City ran[…]

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6.0 quake strikes Ecuador amid recovery efforts

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Ecuador, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The new tremblor comes just days after a devastating 7.8 quake killed at least 587 people in the South American country and amid internationally-assisted recovery efforts. The earthquake was centered some 33.0 kilometers[…]

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