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Friday Focal Mechanism: M 7.4, Oaxaca, Mexico

The largest earthquake to hit the planet this week was in Mexico, which was shaken on Tuesday by a magnitude 7.4 earthquake. The epicentre was in the Oaxaca region about 300 kilometres southwest of Mexico city, and the rupture was … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, focal mechanisms, geohazards