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A major earthquake shook the southwestern Mexican beach town Acapulco, yesterday. The earthquake has killed at least 1 person after a post fell on him. There were also rockfalls that damaged buildings, and power outages across several states as a result of the earthquake, says local officials. The earthquake, or temblor, had a magnitude of 7.0, which Michigan Tech estimates there are only 10 to 15 of such earthquakes a year. The Mexican quake struck 11 miles northeast of Acapulco and rattled hillsides that surround the city. Trees fell and large boulders were shaken loose onto roads. Several states say […]

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