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Mexico : Earthquake : 2000/08/09
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Duration 2000/08/09
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake struck in Mexico on 9 August 2000 at 11:41 GMT. Its epicenter was at latitude 18.19 N and longitude 102.30 W with the depth of 33 km .Its magnitude was 6.4 on the Richter scale.
The number of the dead is 2.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Xinhua 2000/08/10
    There have been two dead due to a 7.0 degree earthquake on the Richter scale Wednesday morning in Michoacan state, western Mexico.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2000/08/09
    Its epicenter was near 48 km west of the coastal town of Lazaro Cardenas in the state of Michoacan, some 380 km southwest of the capital.
  • AFP 2000/08/09
    A strong earthquake shook Mexico City and parts of western Mexico early on Wednesday, leaving one person dead of a heart attack and another injured by a collapsing wall.