Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mexico quake aftermath: Over 200 dead, dozens of buildings destroyed (drone footage)

Mother Nature keeping things in perspective as usual, reminding us how small and fragile we are...

Fast Fact: 32 years ago, 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). The event caused serious damage to the Greater Mexico City area and the deaths of at least 5,000 people.

More than 200 people have been killed after central Mexico was struck by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that destroyed dozens of buildings.


Mexico: Earthquake topples buildings killing nearly 250 - BBC News

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 248 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
President Enrique Peña Nieto said more than 20 children had died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed.
The 7.1 magnitude quake also caused major damage in neighbouring states.

BBC News

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