Not all earthquakes are made equal. A new study on the 2017 quake that killed 300 in Mexico City finds that both its location and cause were unusual — but seismologists say another strike is possible.
Earthquake drills, advance warning systems and higher building standards all help to save lives.
An expert in post-disaster reconstruction explains what works, and what doesn't, when it comes to rebuilding a city.
Growing up with the threat of earthquakes, you learn how people can come together in the aftermath.
Shattered by powerful back-to-back earthquakes, Mexico is facing daunting damages across six states. Now Chiapas and Oaxaca, the country's two poorest states, which were hit first, fear neglect.
The Tehuantepec gap in southeastern Mexico, where this month's massive earthquake originated, was long thought to be 'aseismic.' On September 7, scientists learned otherwise.
The desire to help during emergencies like Hurricane Irma is admirable. Doing some homework might make your contributions go farther.
A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Mexico on 8 September 2017. Fortunately, initial fears of a damaging tsunami hitting the coastline now appear unfounded.