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In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City. 926 more words

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Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country’s deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors trapped under rubble since Tuesday’s tremor shook Mexico City and nearby states.

EARTHQUAKE ALERT: M 4.7 - 66km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico

Time 2017-09-24 23:29:30 UTC 2017-09-24 17:29:30 -06:00 at epicenter Location 15.677°N 94.423°W Depth 35.00 km (21.75 mi)

from USGS Magnitude 4.5+ Earthquakes, Past Hour http://ift.tt/2hsIItZ… 11 more words


Disasters strike: local reactions to world-wide catastrophes

For centuries, hurricanes and other natural disasters have rampaged across the world, destroying lives, families, structures, and wildlife. Since its founding, our country has faced hundreds of natural disasters, ranging from hurricanes and earthquakes to tornadoes and blizzards. 463 more words


Calgary couple describes terrifying ordeal in Mexico City earthquake

Stefan Strangman and his wife Nicole Misener of Calgary were only a few days into their honeymoon visiting the Frida Kahlo museum in Mexico City on Tuesday, when the ground started to move. 371 more words


Small dog rescued alive from earthquake rubble in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Rescuers have pulled a small dog alive from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Mexico City after Tuesday’s deadly earthquake. 84 more words