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A new earthquake shakes Mexico: At least two deaths in the capital


An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 was recorded early this Thursday, with an epicenter once again in the municipality of Coalcomán, Michoacán, which was perceived in some areas of Mexico City and activated the seismic alert. The authorities reported that two people died in the capital of the Republic. The movement was recorded at 01:16 a.m. 84 kilometers from Coalcomán, where just last Monday September 19, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 was recorded, causing landslides mainly in Michoacán and Colima.

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Mexico: 7.7 earthquake leaves two deaths and damages in five entities


This Monday an earthquake in Mexico of magnitude 7.7 caused the death of two women, injuries to another and two minors, as well as damage to homes, schools, shopping centers, medical units, government offices, temples and bridges, and landslides on highways in Colima , Michoacán, Jalisco and Nayarit, according to reports from state civil protection authorities.The governor of Colima, Indira Vizcaíno, reported that a woman died after the wall of a Coppel store in Manzanillo fell on her.

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Earthquake of 3.4 Richter degrees affected Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo at dawn


An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale has alarmed thousands of residents of the cities of Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo in the early hours of this Sunday, August 28. Being 1:46 a.m. there were not a few inhabitants who jumped out of bed, or those who were frightened in the midst of the darkness in which many lived in silence due to the scheduled blackout. The epicenter of the tremor was located 40 kilometers southwest of Caimanera, at a depth of 21 kilometers.

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Cuba registers first perceptible earthquake in 2021


Cuba registers first perceptible earthquake in 2021Santiago de Cuba, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s network of stations of the National Seismological Service on Saturday registered the first perceptible earthquake in 2021, with a magnitude of 3.9 and 35.5 kilometers southwest of Caimanera, province of Guantanamo. The telluric movement, located in the coordinates 19.712 of north latitude and 75.285 of west longitude, occurred at 08:19 in the evening and 24 kilometers deep, with reports of perceptibility in Santiago de Cuba city and in Niceto Perez, Caimanera and Guantanamo municipalities.

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Cuban doctors treat Mexico’s earthquake victims

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A day after opening, the Cuban field hospital set up in Ixtepec, Oaxaca state, was filled with people, many of whom were affected by the earthquakes which struck the country this September.

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Cuba sends condolences following earthquake in Italy

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The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) sent a message of condolence in solidarity with Italy following the earthquake which struck the European nation on August 24, reported the Cuban Foreign Ministry. The message, signed by ICAP President Kenia Serrano, was published on the Ministry website.

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Cuban search and rescue team returns from Ecuador

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The search and rescue brigade which left for Ecuador following the earthquake which hit the country’s northern coast on April 16, returned to Cuba on the evening of April 27. The brigade members were received at Havana’s José Martí International Airport by Marcia Cobas, a member of the Party Central Committee and deputy minister of Public Health, as well as Brigade General and Interior Minister (Minint), José Luis Mesa Silva.

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Three Cuban Physicians Died in Ecuador’s Earthquake

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As a result of the earthquake of 7.8 degrees on the Richter scale that shook the coastal area of Esmeralda and Manabi provinces in Ecuador, three Cuban health workers offering their services in that country died, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health informed. The bodies of Barbara Caridad Cruz Ruiz, 46; Leonardo Ortiz Estrada, 53, and Eric Perez de Alejo Omar Quesada, 41; all specialists in General Comprehensive Medicine and residents of Villa Clara province, were found under the rubble of a building that totally collapsed in the municipality of Pedernales, Manabi.

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Over Eight Thousand 300 Killed by the Two Earthquakes in Nepal


The death toll from Tuesday”s quake in Nepal amounted to 96 today, bringing the total of deaths by two earthquakes in less than three weeks passed eight thousand 300. The latest report from the Ministry of Interior said that the huge tremor-the April 25 marked 7.9 degrees on the Richter scale; the day before yesterday, 7,3- caused about 19 thousand wounded and multibillion-dollar losses in buildings, roads and other infrastructure.

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Another Devastating Earthquake in Nepal


Kathmandu, May 12 A new earthquake, between 7.1 and 7.4 degrees on the Richter scale rocked Nepal today, whose residents are still recovering from the psychological and material occurred on April 25 impact. A spokesman for the local police, Kamal Singh Bam, said four of those killed residing in the town of Chautara, Sindhupalchowk district, the same where the previous tremor left nearly a third of all victims it caused.