The 7.6 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck 120 miles east of Acapulco. There are no details yet.


UPDATE: With a bit of time passing, it is starting to look like a lot of stuff got shook-up, but there was not a lot of significant damage anywhere.


  1. #1 rodrigo
    March 20, 2012

    So far it seems like there’s just minor damage, things like fallen poles and broken facades. Phone service is heavily disrupted, mostly because of the overloading, and power is out in some places.

  2. #2 rodrigo
    March 20, 2012

    Indeed, so far this is the only damage report I’ve seen: A pedestrian bridge fell over a bus
    No one but the driver was in it, and he got out ok.

  3. #3 Greg Laden
    March 20, 2012

    We had a pedestrian bridge do a bad thing like that in Minneapolis without an earthquake!