Huge 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Mexico Causes Tsunami Alert on Mexico and the United States’ southwest coastline.
and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Developing Story) A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating temblors, killing at least one person, damaging buildings, knocking out power, and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling onto the streets for safety. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in a video address that a person had died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo after a wall collapsed in a store. Shortly after 1 p.m. (1800 GMT), the magnitude 7.6 quake hit near the coast of the border region of the states of Michoacan and Colima at a depth of around 15 km (9 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said there were no immediate reports of damage in the capital after the tremors, which rumbled through Mexico on the same day as major quakes battered the country in 1985 and 2017. […]