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Mexico Earthquake

Mexico's 1985 Earthquake Awoke a Social Earthquake That Is Still Roiling

Homero Aridjis | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- The 1985 temblor that shook the foundations of government is seen in retrospect as the detonator of the social earthquake that is still roiling Mexico City and the entire country. To achieve the changes we have been seeing, people had to wake up from centuries of civic lethargy. Nevertheless, the population is still waiting for a truly democratic and equitable Mexico to rise from the ruins of the earthquake.

Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, April 21 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck western Mexico on Sunday, shaking buildings in the capital, but there were no repo...

Obama Predicts 'Empty Nest Syndrome' As Daughters Head To Sleep-Away Camp For Summer

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has admitted that he will "get a little depressed" when his daughters leave for their first summer away from the White House an...

Strong Earthquakes Hit Western Mexico

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

By Cyntia Barrera MEXICO CITY, April 12 (Reuters) - Two large earthquakes struck western Mexico, shaking buildings as far away as the ...

'Strong' Quake Hits Mexico

Posted 03.22.2012 | World

The Associated Press reports that a "strong" earthquake has hit central southern Mexico, rocking Mexico City. The US Geological Survey recorded a 7.4-...

PHOTOS: 3D Images Before And After An Earthquake

Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Science/AAS By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 02/09/2012 02:02 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Laser scans of Earth's...

Where the Mexican Earthquake Hit

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.07.2011 | World

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Southern Mexico today, about 370 miles South of Mexico City. The quake occurred near Las Choapas, a town of about 83...

What the @#$% is Going On?

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yehuda Berg

With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem?

Mexico Earthquake: 5.7 Magnitude Quake Strikes Oaxaca, Mexico

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A strong earthquake struck Mexico at 6:47 local time this evening, registering with a 5.7 magnitude, according to the USGS. The Mexico earthquake str...