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20 September 2017

Get Prepared Now

The scenes of violent shaking in dense urban Mexico City from the new Sept 19 earthquake are genuinely horrifying. Buildings twist, collide, crumble, buckle, and collapse before your eyes like some scene out of a movie; trees thrash wildly as boatmen on the Xochimilco Canals struggle for balance on a river being thrown violently from its banks; inside, furniture flies across rooms and ceilings cave in while desperate residents and officeworkers …

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31 March 2012

Mexico City Earthquake Early Warning–it works!

Want to see what happens when you can know an earthquake is coming? Mexico has footage that’s got you covered. Update 6 April 2012: They also have an app that alerts you to earthquakes before they hit… in Mexico City. (También tiene una App que se alerta de sismos antes de tiembla!) On March 20, 2012 a very large earthquake rocked southern Mexico. With a magnitude of 7.4 and a …

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