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Weather Earthquakes

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters and interrupting the search for survivors from a bigger tremor earlier this week. South of Mexico City, the Popocatepetl volcano sent a column of ash into the sky, capping a period of...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook southern Mexico on Saturday spread fear in the capital and frustrated rescuers, some of whom were forced to suspend the search for survivors of an earlier, bigger tremor. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow with an epicenter near Juchitan, a tropical region of...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and spread alarm in the capital, where rescuers temporarily suspended a search for survivors of a bigger tremor earlier this week out of fear of further building collapses. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow with an epicenter near...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- An magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and was felt in the capital, where seismic alarms sounded, residents ran into the streets and rescuers briefly stopped combing the rubble left by a bigger tremor earlier this week. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow and hit near...

  • HUAUTLA, Mexico, Sept 23- Yesenia Vergara grabbed her two daughters and abandoned her home in the isolated Mexican hamlet of Huautla late last month when rain-swollen river waters burst through her window, flooding her house with branches, boulders and mud. The quake struck 70 km from Huautla, a charming settlement nestled amid the lime-green mountains of...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- An army of trained rescuers and scores of volunteers carefully combed through the rubble of Mexico's most deadly earthquake in decades on Saturday, hoping against diminishing odds to pull more survivors out nearly four days after the disaster struck. Maria Isela Sandoval waited anxiously outside a collapsed office building in the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- An army of trained rescuers and scores of volunteers carefully combed through the rubble of Mexico's most deadly earthquake in decades on Saturday, hoping against diminishing odds to pull more survivors out nearly four days after the disaster struck. Maria Isela Sandoval waited anxiously outside a collapsed office building in the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- An army of trained rescuers and scores of volunteers carefully combed through the rubble of Mexico's most deadly earthquake in decades on Saturday, hoping against diminishing odds to pull more survivors out nearly four days after the disaster struck. Maria Isela Sandoval waited anxiously outside a collapsed office building in the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- An army of trained rescuers and scores of volunteers carefully combed through the rubble of Mexico's most deadly earthquake in decades on Saturday, hoping against diminishing odds to pull more survivors out nearly four days after the disaster struck. Maria Isela Sandoval waited anxiously outside a collapsed office building in the...

  • TOKYO, Sept 22- A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported. However, the ruling by the Chiba district court, east of Tokyo, did not find the government liable for compensation, in contrast to a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- The Mexican peso fell to two-week lows versus the dollar on Thursday as news of extensive damage and human toll across central Mexico in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake revived concerns about the economy slowing further.

  • Earthquakes: Is the big one coming?

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at whether seismologists can predict earthquakes and the economic costs associated with them.

  • Death toll climbs in Mexico after powerful quake

    NBC's Steve Patterson reports on the devastation in Mexico City as crews desperately search for survivors after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico.

  • RENO, Nev.— The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno:. The University of Nevada, Reno engineers performed the test Wednesday, a day after the big Mexico earthquake. A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to...

  • RENO, Nev.— Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab on Wednesday tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage. University of Nevada, Reno engineers performed the experiments on a giant "shake table" to simulate violent motions of an...

  • 7.1 magnitude Earthquake hits Mexico, killing more than 225

    An earthquake of 7.1 magnitude shook buildings in Mexico City, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

  • Mexico City in rescue mode after major quake

    Telemundo's Norma Garcia reports the latest details on the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico City.

  • Rescuers desperately search for survivors after devastating quake hits Mexico

    NBC's Steve Patterson reports on recovery and rescue efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico leaving more than 220 dead.

  • Mexicans search for survivors after deadly earthquake

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Antonio Garza provides an eyewitness account of the widespread devastation after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico.

  • Mexico hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

    Telemundo's Norma Garcia reports on the powerful earthquake that shook Mexico and left more than 200 dead as Mexicans search through the rubble for surviors.