An Incredibly Powerful 7.1M Earthquake Just Struck Mexico City

An Incredibly Powerful 7.1M Earthquake Just Struck Mexico City

An incredibly powerful earthquake, registering as a 7.1M, has rocked Mexico City, a densely-packed metropolis containing nearly 8.9 million people, and its many suburbs and nearby towns. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), it was a deep-seated earthquake (51 kilometers/32 miles depth) that struck at 1:14 pm local time. Although deep, the tremor…

Hurricane Jose Is Travelling Up The East Coast Of The USA

Hurricane Jose Is Travelling Up The East Coast Of The USA

All eyes are understandably on the frighteningly powerful Hurricane Maria at the moment, but Hurricane Jose – despite being almost certain to fail to make landfall in the contiguous US – is still causing some problems for the eastern seaboard. Right now, it’s a comparatively weak Category One storm, which means it has sustained winds…