Saturday, September 23, 2017

major earthquake

A general view of Mexico City after an earthquake, in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO MEXICO CITY (AP) — A major earthquake off Mexico’s southern coast killed at least five people, with the president saying Friday it was the biggest in a century to hit the country. Houses ...
In this July 15, 2015, photo provided by the Washington State Army National Guard, a Washington National Guard UH- 60 Black Hawk helicopter, right, lands next to a Snohomish County Sheriff's Department helicopter during exercise Evergreen Tremor, to prepare for a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.

BY TERRENCE PETTY PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As military helicopters ferry search and rescue teams over the Pacific Northwest, below them are scenes of devastation from a giant earthquake that could strike the region at any time. Tsunami waters surge ...
In this March 11, 2011, file photo, two people sit near the beach in Seaside, Ore., after most other residents evacuated from the town during a tsunami warning following a major earthquake in Japan.

BY TERRENCE PETTY PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bracing for a tsunami like the one that devastated Japanese communities during a 2011 mega-earthquake, coastal communities from British Columbia to California have been grappling with how to protect people from a similar ...
USAID rescue workers inspect the site of collapsed buildings after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal,

| BY BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and KATY DAIGLE KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A new earthquake killed dozens of people Tuesday and spread more fear and misery in Nepal, which is still struggling to recover from a devastating quake nearly three weeks ...
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