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Huge 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico as SIRENS blare out

Huge 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico as SIRENS blare out

A MASSIVE preliminary 5.6 magnitude earthquake has struck Mexico as blaring sirens sent people dashing into the street for safety, it has been reported.

By Joy Basu
DailyStar.co.uk

21st May 2018

The quake registered 5.6 magnitude, according to a preliminary reading by Mexico’s seismological service.

It was later revised to 5.2 magnitude by the US Geological Service.

According to local news, the quake struck in south west Mexico, 18km from the city of Xalpatlahuac.

The quake was felt as far as Mexico City where sirens were sounded.

A Mexican government official said there is no immediate reports of significant damage. There was no tsunami warning issued.

Mexico has suffered a series of more powerful earthquakes in recent months, (more…)

East vs West Coast Earthquakes: Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California?

East vs West Coast Earthquakes: Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California?

Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California? The answer is one that many people may not realize. Earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains can cause noticeable ground shaking at much farther distances than comparably-sized earthquakes in the West. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake in […]

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Rare M4.6 earthquake strikes the Gulf of Mexico off coast of Louisiana near New Orleans

Rare M4.6 earthquake strikes the Gulf of Mexico off coast of Louisiana near New Orleans

A rare M4.6 earthquake struck in the Gulf of Mexico at a depth of 6 miles about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana on May 6, 2018. Initially reported as a magnitude 4.9, the earthquake was later downgraded to a 4.6. Up to now, it has been reported by more than 30 people on […]

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Rescue operations underway after M4.1 earthquake hits coal mine in Poland

Rescue operations underway after M4.1 earthquake hits coal mine in Poland

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Rescuers are still trying to reach four coal miners who remained trapped nearly one kilometer (0.6 miles) underground in southern Poland after M4.1 earthquake hit the Borynia-Zofiowka-Jastrzebie mine on May 5. EMSC said the quake hit at the depth of 10 km (6.2…… Read more »

 
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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Luzon, Philippines

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Luzon, Philippines

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A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Luzon, Philippines at 06:19 UTC (15:19 local time) on May 5, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.9 km (11.1 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.2 at a depth of 15 km (9.3…… Read more »

 
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Very strong M6.9 earthquake strikes Hawaii, strongest since 1975

Very strong M6.9 earthquake strikes Hawaii, strongest since 1975

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A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Hawaii at 22:32 UTC (12:32 local time) on May 4, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles). M5.4 earthquake occurred in the same region just a few hours before M6.9, as well as…… Read more »

 
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Earthquake hits South African gold mine, leaving 4 dead and several missing

Earthquake hits South African gold mine, leaving 4 dead and several missing

At least 4 people have been killed and several are still missing after a M2.2 earthquake caused a cave-in at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane mine, west of Johannesburg, South Africa on May 3, 2018. More tremors were felt in the area on May 4. The company said a…… Read more »

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran

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A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center as M5.9 hit southern Iran at 06:34 UTC on April 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was…… Read more »

 
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Source: Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran