Agatha makes landfall in Oaxaca as the strongest May hurricane to hit the Pacific coast of Mexico

Agatha makes landfall in Oaxaca as the strongest May hurricane to hit the Pacific coast of Mexico

Hurricane “Agatha” made landfall just west of Puerto Angel, Mexico at 21:00 UTC on May 30, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h (105 mph), making it the strongest hurricane to make landfall in May along the Pacific coast of Mexico. Agatha is the first named storm and the first hurricane of the 2022 Pacific hurricane season (May 15 – November 30).

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 23:22 UTC on December 22, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). The epicenter was…

Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

In 24 hours to 16:00 UTC on September 11, monitoring systems of the Popocatepetl volcano registered 128 exhalations accompanied by water vapor, volcanic gases and low ash content.1 Additionally, 753 minutes of low-amplitude tremor were recorded as well as an…