John Carney
April 27, 2009

An earthquake struck Mexico City last night. It reportedly hit 6.0 on the richter scale. Quakes of that magnitude are officially classified as strong and are capable of causing severe damage.

[efoods]Buildings in the capital shook but there are not yet reports of major damage. The scene on Mexico City, however, mirrored that in New York City as a military test sparked worries, with workers fleeing tall office buildings.

This comes on rumors that the mayor of Mexico City is considering “closing” the city. We have no idea whether that means evacuating the city or simply preventing outsiders from entering in a kind of quarantine.

Mexico is the second largest trading partner of the US and the 14th largest economy in the world.


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