TV News LIES

Thursday, Mar 26th

Last update02:17:19 AM GMT

You are here News International Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; three dead

Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; three dead

E-mail Print PDF

Mexico earthquakeA magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least three people and damaging dozens of homes.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 6:23 a.m. (7:23 a.m. EDT) on the Pacific Coast 1 mile (2 kilometers) north-northeast of Puerto Madero, near the Guatemala border. It initially calculated the magnitude at 7.1 but later lowered the figure to 6.9.

Firefighters spokesman Raul Hernandez said at least two people died in their homes from collapsed walls in the Guatemalan town of Pati, in the border province of San Marcos.

The civil defense office in the Mexican state of Chiapas reported on its Twitter account that one man had been killed in Huixtla by a collapsed wall.

Hernandez reported damage in at least 30 homes in Guatemala, as well as landslides and toppled utility poles.

There were reports of power outages and rock slides on some roadways in Guatemala. Photos posted on social media sites and published by the Guatemalan newspaper Prensa Libre showed buildings with huge cracks across their facades in San Marcos, and one which apparently suffered a partial collapse.


More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


UN says 2014 Palestinian civilian death toll highest since 1967

Gaza warThe long-running conflict with Israel claimed the lives of more Palestinian civilians in 2014 than any...

Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi Flees Home As Rebels Close In

Yemen president HadiYemeni security officials say forces allied with Shiite rebels have captured Aden's international airport, hours after...

Saudi Arabia launches air strikes in Yemen

Audis bomb YemenA coalition led by Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen,...

Amid rampant waste, Fukushima's frozen wall up in smoke

Fukushima waste and corruptionMore than a half-billion dollars (nearly 200 billion yen) of Japanese taxpayer money has been wasted...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!