Large 5.9 Earthquake Hits Mexico

In Americas, Earthquakes & Tsunamis, News Headlines

Mexico City, Mexico (CNN) — A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Islas Marias region of Nayarit, Mexico Tuesday, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was centered offshore — 755 kilometers (469 miles) west-northwest of Mexico City and 113 kilometers (70 miles)
west-northwest of Puerto Vallarta. It struck at a depth of 36 kilometers (22.4 miles) at 5:32 p.m. (7:32 p.m. ET).

The USGS received reports from people who said they felt the shaking from as far away as Mazatlan in Sinaloa, 227 kilometers (141 miles) away.

You may also read!

Millions In China Face Arsenic Poisoning

Nearly 20 million people in China live in areas at high risk of arsenic contamination in their water supplies,


Biblical Wormwood Arrives In India

Tubewells in seven wards of Chittagong City Corporation are pumping water with arsenic contamination 10 times higher than the


34 Meter Tsunami Could Hit Japan

TOKYO (AP)—Much of Japan's Pacific coast could be inundated by a tsunami more than 34 meters (112 feet) high


Mobile Sliding Menu