Archive for September, 2017

Strong Earthquake Near Tonga and Fiji

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck near Fiji and Tonga late this afternoon, New Zealand time.

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Major Earthquake, Central Mexico

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

A major earthquake struck central Mexico early this morning, New Zealand time, causing widespread damage and deaths in several Mexican provinces.

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Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck south of New Zealand this afternoon.

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Japan’s Earthquake Early Warning System

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Japan has a well-developed public warning system to alert its population to the possibility of strong shaking from earthquakes. The system is automated and includes tsunami warnings.

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Mexico: Earthquake Early Warning Worked

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Mexico City’s earthquake early warning system worked well on Friday, giving residents more than a minute’s warning before shaking from the magnitude eight Chiapas earthquake reached the city.

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Great Quake, Mexico

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A magnitude eight earthquake, often called a “great” quake, struck off the southern coast of Mexico last Friday afternoon.

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