Mexico: 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake hits Veracruz

Posted on July 29, 2014 • Filed under: Earthquake, Mexico, TRAVEL reported a 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico on Tuesday, killing an elderly woman who fell as she fled her home and injuring another woman who evacuated from a hospital. The epicenter was in the east coast state of Veracruz, where residents and tourists fled homes and hotels. Authorities found no damage after reviewing the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant and oil installations in the Gulf of Mexico coast.
“Only minor damage was reported in buildings” after a nationwide review of infrastructure, national civil protection coordinator Luis Felipe Puente told the Televisa network. Read Article

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