Huge explosion rips through Mexico City after 7.1 quake

Huge explosion rips through Mexico City after 7.1 quake

Local television broadcast images of collapsed buildings and rubble-filled streets, according to The Associated Press. All told, those two states have a combined population of nine million people, and are impoverished. Mexico City's worldwide airport has suspended activity while the airport personnel ensure that no damage was done. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said 44 buildings were severely damaged or destroyed.

Jai Krishnan, who is living in Mexico, saw crowds of terrified people in the streets moments after the 7.1 magnitude tremor struck Mexico City and surrounding states this morning New Zealand time - the second powerful quake to strike the region in the past fortnight.

A magnitude-7.1 natural disaster struck central Mexico this afternoon, southeast of Mexico City, not even two weeks after another powerful 8.1-magnitude temblor hit the country.

Del Mazo said a quarry worker was killed when the quake unleashed a rock slide, and another died when hit by a falling lamppost.

Preparatory reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-upper east of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, as indicated by the US Geological Survey.

The September 19th quake struck eight kilometres southeast of Atencingo in the central state of Puebla.

Dairy Crest Group (LON:DCG) Rating Reconfirmed at Shore Capital Today
Whitman Howard's price target would indicate a potential upside of 0.96% from the company's current price. Dairy Crest Group PLC's 50-day moving average is 590.19GBX and its 200-day moving average is 587.95GBX.

Despite his differences with the country, US President Donald Trump Tweeted a message of support to the people of Mexico. The quake measured a 7.1 on the Richter Scale, just weeks after a more powerful one killed 61 people. Thousands of people streamed outside buildings in panic amidst blaring alarm bells.

A map of the tectonic plate forces that subject Mexico to regular earthquakes. "I quickly will come back to Mexico City to address the circumstance caused by the natural disaster".

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto was on a flight to Oaxaca - one of the areas hardest hit by the previous quake - on Tuesday.

The governor of Puebla said on Twitter that there were reports of damaged buildings.

Alma Gonzalez was in her fourth-floor apartment in the Roma neighbourhood when the quake collapsed the ground floor of her building, leaving her no way out, until neighbours set up a ladder on their roof and helped her slide out a side window.

"Thank you, God, for keeping us safe once again".


  • Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa

    Corn, soybean harvest starts in southern Iowa

    Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 25 percent very short, 45 percent short and 30 percent adequate. Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 76 percent, behind 89 previous year and 85 average.
    CCleaner malware hack: What it is and what you need to do

    CCleaner malware hack: What it is and what you need to do

    The company said that users were receiving instructions from Piriform servers which were under the control of hackers. The Nyetya worm that was released into the wild earlier in 2017 showed just how potent these types of attacks can be.

    EPS for Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Expected At $0.55

    The company maintains price to book ratio of industry average at 0.54. 89,366 are held by Commonwealth Equity Services. Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Yum! Raytheon Company had 51 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season

    Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season

    Gerrit Cole, who is tied for 10th in home runs allowed this season with 30, had never given up more than 11 in a single season. There are 108 players with 20-plus home runs this season, three short of tying the record set a year ago .
    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) Trading Up 1.4%

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) Trading Up 1.4%

    The hospitality group also unveiled renderings of the hotel exterior, public space and guestrooms, as well as the brand's logo. The stock of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE: IHG ) earned "Neutral" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, August 4.
    Tyson plans for a new processing plant in Tonganoxie now on hold

    Tyson plans for a new processing plant in Tonganoxie now on hold

    The legislators said at the end of Friday's meeting that they were now firmly against the plant. "No one came forward", Dove said. Dove said they don't have authority in the process and the next steps to approve the plant would be made at the county level.
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A

    Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"

    There are no drugs being developed to combat drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) that can become a global health problem in no time. There is serious concern over the spread of first multi-drug-resistant TB and then extremely drug-resistant TB worldwide.

    Brokerages Set Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) PT at $13.40

    Investors may find it useful to rebalance the portfolio as opposed to chasing market performance when adjustments need to be made. First Analysis downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Friday, December 9 report. (NASDAQ:CWST) Director Michael K.

    Cohen & Steers Global Income Builder Inc (INB) Reaches Active Mover List

    The Fund's investment objective is high current income through investment in real estate and diversified preferred securities. The value of the investment in (LDP) decreased from $1,745,000 to $1,238,000 a change of $507,000 for the reporting period.
  • Iowa governor calls for crackdown on human trafficking

    Iowa governor calls for crackdown on human trafficking

    The next training session is on September 25 in Cedar Rapids. It involves workers at hotels and motels across the state.

    Company Stocks In Western Digital Corporation Purchased by Stevens Capital Management

    Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Western Digital Corporation by 9.6% in the first quarter. Western Digital Corporation has 285.78 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 2.49.
    Powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City

    Powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City

    One woman in downtown Los Angeles was in tears while at a store because she was unable to contact her son, who is in the country. This figure, which has been modified from Franco et al., 2005 shows the location of the two large recent quake in Mexico.


Latest news

Today Analysts Focus on Tailored Brands, Inc. (TLRD), Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 27. First National Trust Co decreased Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 4,151 shares to 31,907 valued at $2.64M in 2016Q4.

Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting
USA crude CLcv1 fell 43 cents to settle at $49.48 a barrel, while Brent LCOcv1 declined 34 cents to settle at $55.14. While no rate change is expected, the Fed will likely begin to unwind its bloated asset sheet.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Earns Sell Rating from BWS Financial
On Thursday, June 15 Chang Hung-Lun (Fred) sold $601,086 worth of Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ: AAOI ) or 10,000 shares. Following the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 25,041 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,375,639.67.

Ousmane Dembele: Barcelona forward faces four month injury lay-off
However, he looks set to miss the rest of the year after pulling his hamstring just 29 minutes into Saturday's 2-1 win at Getafe. Dembele will miss France's final two World Cup qualifiers away to Bulgaria and at home to Belarus in October.

Rijiju blames state govt for failure to evict refugees
Superintendent of Police, Itanagar Capital Complex, Sagar Singh informed that there was also an attempt to torch an APST bus. Reports of violence poured in from Namsai, Changlang and several other districts.

Two armed and risky convicts escape from MS state penetenetiary
How the pair made their getaway from the maximum-security prison farm in Mississippi's Delta region remained under investigation. If you know of Young's whereabouts or have information regarding him, call the MDOC at 662-745-6611, ext.

Children's of Alabama offers free vehicle seats to patients
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration two out of three auto seats are misused. Rear-facing seats should not be used in the front seat because of air bags.

The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe
Garcetti is a self-professed Rams fan, so maybe that's why he doesn't care much for the Chargers coming to town. And the interest level in these two teams has been tepid, to say the least.

Fayez Sarofim & Company Raised Its Position in Americanexpressco (AXP) as Stock Declined
Tesco Pension Investment Ltd purchased a new stake in American Express during the first quarter worth approximately $137,325,000. Cost reduction and return of significant capital to shareholders through dividend and share buyback are other positives.

Despite North Korea Sanctions, South Korea Plans to Send Aid
Trump and Xi spoke on the phone days after Trump and his aides publicly discussed potential military action against North Korea. Former top White House aide Steve Bannon told a reporter in August that there are no military solutions for North Korea.

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Receives Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
It turned negative, as 20 investors sold Y shares while 124 reduced holdings. 120 funds opened positions while 617 raised stakes. HSBC Securities upgraded coverage for the stock on 05/06/2017 and Exane BNP Paribas issued a downgraded the stock on 26/05/2017.

'Akira' Finds New Life With 'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Taika Waititi In Talks
The intention is to create and release two live-action Akira films in total, each covering three volumes in Otomo's overall work. Taika Waititi is in negotiations with Warner Bros to helm an American remake of classic Japanese animated film Akira .

Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Cavium, Inc. (CAVM)
Jamie Zimmerman increased its stake in Rite Aid Ord ( RAD ) by 3.6% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. As of the end of the quarter Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning, LLC had bought 4,199 shares growing its holdings by 1.4%.

Swiss National Bank Grows Holdings in Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL)
On average, equities research analysts predict that Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated will post $8.22 EPS for the current year. The Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc holds 492,123 shares with $49.72 million value, up from 167,420 last quarter.

5 areas of concern heading into Michigan State game
Notre Dame week is upon us and fans are gearing up for what should be a heck of a party on Saturday in East Lansing . The Tigers defense held Louisville quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson to 64 rushing yards.

Other news