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How Mexico's 2017 Earthquake Galvanized Its Architecture Community

Metropolis Magazine - 01 Aug 2018
On September 19, 2017, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake ripped through the city and the surrounding region, killing more than 300 people. While the response in Mexico City's center was swift, aid for the neediest—those living on the city's periphery and ...
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Meet Mexico City's First Elected Female Mayor

NPR - 25 Jul 2018
Mexico's hard swing to the left in this month's national elections also swept in some other historic firsts. Women won key positions across the country, including, for the first time ever, the mayor of Mexico City. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, 56, will ...
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Arizona Daily Star - 18 Aug 2018
SAN JOSE — A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama on Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but authorities said there was no major damage or reports of serious injuries.
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Mexico City earthquake was rare 'bending' quake

EarthSky - 14 Mar 2018
Six months have passed since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling 40 buildings and killing over 300, but the memory remains fresh. Condemned structures dot many neighborhoods, their facades crumbling. And after an earthquake 225 ...
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No, World Cup Fans Didn't Trigger an Earthquake. Here's Why.

National Geographic - 18 Jun 2018
Mexico's victory over Germany in an early World Cup game on Sunday caused quite the stir in Mexico City. At 11:35 am, when Hirving Lozano scored the game-winning goal at a match in Russia, seismometers in Mexico City picked up a spike in seismic ...
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Mild earthquake shakes Mexico City, residents evacuate buildings

Reuters - 19 Jul 2018
Mild earthquake shakes Mexico City, residents evacuate buildings. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Thursday morning, triggering the city's seismic alarm and causing some residents to ...
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113 dead turtles wash ashore on Mexican Pacific coast

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 18 Aug 2018
MEXICO CITY — Mexican environmental authorities are investigating the deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles whose carcasses have turned up at a wildlife sanctuary on the Pacific coast of Chiapas state. The environmental protection agency on ...
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Mexico struck by 5.9-magnitude earthquake

USA TODAY - 19 Feb 2018
Oaxaca is about 300 miles south of Mexico City. There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake triggered emergency alarms and jarred awake residents as far away as Mexico City who scrambled into the streets. Friday's tremors caused ...
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Mexico's World Cup Goal Caused Man-Made Earthquake

New York Magazine - 18 Jun 2018
At the same time El Tri forward Hirving Lozano scored Mexico's winning goal at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, at least two seismic sensors detected a minor earthquake in Mexico City, according to a monitoring agency run by Mexico's Institute of Geological ...
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Mexico Earthquake: Evacuation warnings underway as HUGE tremor hits

Express.co.uk - 16 May 2018
Civilians in the region took to social media to discuss the panic currently being endured in the capital. Ana Rosa Quintana wrote: “In Mexico City and earthquake alarms started sounded. Rushed out of hotel room in my pyjamas and two grown men pushed me ...

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