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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico
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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit near Acapulco, Mexico at 01:47 UTC on September 8, 2021 (20:47 CDT, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles),…

Tropical Storm “Dolores” forms south of Acapulco, Mexico
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Tropical Storm “Dolores” forms south of Acapulco, Mexico

A new tropical depression, FIVE-E, formed south of Mexico on Saturday, July 11, 2015 and strengthened into a tropical storm named Dolores on Sunday, July 12, 2015.As of 06:00 UTC on July 13, Dolores was located about 290 km (180 miles) south of Manzanillo, Mexico. Its m

Tropical storm Beatriz caused flooding and destruction in Acapulco area
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Tropical storm Beatriz caused flooding and destruction in Acapulco area

Hurricane Beatriz brushed Mexico’s resort-studded Pacific coast with powerful rains and winds early Tuesday, flooding streets as tourists hunkered down in hotels. Authorities closed the ports of Acapulco, Manzanillo and Zihuatanejo and urged hotel owners to tell

Hurricane “Rick” forecast to make landfall over Mexico near or at major hurricane strength
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Hurricane “Rick” forecast to make landfall over Mexico near or at major hurricane strength

Tropical Storm "Rick" formed at 21:00 UTC on October 22, 2021, as the 17th named storm of the 2021 eastern Pacific hurricane season and strengthened into a hurricane at 12:00 UTC today, becoming the 8th hurricane of the season. Rick is forecast to approach…

Huge boulders break off a mountain near Mexico City, plunging into a densely populated neighborhood

Huge boulders break off a mountain near Mexico City, plunging into a densely populated neighborhood

A part of a mountain in Tlalnepantla, located on the outskirts of Mexico City, gave way on Friday, September 10, 2021, sending huge boulders — some of them the size of small homes — into a densely populated area, and leaving at least 1 person dead and 10 missing….

Tropical Storm “Genevieve” forecast to become a major hurricane by August 18

Tropical Storm “Genevieve” forecast to become a major hurricane by August 18

Tropical Storm "Genevieve" formed south of Mexico at 21:00 UTC on August 16, 2020, as the 7th named storm of the 2020 eastern Pacific hurricane season. The system is rapidly strengthening and is expected to become a major hurricane by August 18. There are…

Tropical Storm “Cristina” forms in the eastern Pacific, expected to become season’s first hurricane

Tropical Storm “Cristina” forms in the eastern Pacific, expected to become season’s first hurricane

Tropical Storm "Cristina" formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean at 03:00 UTC on July 7, 2020, well away from the coast of Mexico, as the third named storm of the 2020 Pacific hurricane season. Cristina is expected to become the season's first hurricane,…

Long-lasting green fireball lights up night sky over Mexico City
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Long-lasting green fireball lights up night sky over Mexico City

An impressive meteor fireball lit up the night sky over Mexico's capital Mexico City at 05:15 CST (11:15 UTC) on December 8, 2018. The event lasted for more than 10 seconds. According to Rodolfo Cobos Arriaga, president of Acapulco Astronomical Association, the…