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the San Andreas Fault is notorious for its earthquakes
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Many other parts of the country were relatively unaffected by the earthquake, such as the popular beach destinations in Puerto Vallarta, Yucatan, and Riviera Maya.
Seismic monitors have recorded a sharp increase in underground activity near the volcano since mid-September, including a magnitude 4.3 earthquake on Tuesday.
Anti-nuclear campaigners have voiced louder concerns since the Fukushima disaster in neighbouring Japan in 2011 and a 5.8 magnitude earthquake last year in the southern city of Gyeongju, close to some of South Korea’s 24 reactors.
Prescott said in the message, referring to Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck Mexico City and nearby states.
In any normal administration, the announcement of an indictment of the man who had managed the election campaign of the president would be a political earthquake.
As engineers survey the destruction in Mexico City, a lot can be learned from the buildings that survived the magnitude 7.1 earthquake -- and the ones that did not.
The 1,700-mile long Cascadia Subduction Zone itself last ruptured in January 1700, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake roughly 30 times more powerful than the Mexican quake.
At least 95 people were killed in last week's 8.1 magnitude earthquake off Mexico's Pacific coast, and thousands of homes were destroyed.
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