Earthquake in Mexico

The state of Guerrero in Mexico suffered a major earthquake today.


David Holmes


Posted on Mar 20, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 7:46 pm CDT

At the Daily Dot, we’re big fans of Storify. It’s both a tool we use to tell stories and a community of other storytellers. When the Web reacts to a big news event, we’ll use Storify to bring you the best recaps and explainers.

At around noon local time, a 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico’s Guerrero state, with the epicenter located in a sparsely-populated area about 115 miles from Acapulco. Many news outlets, such as the Weather Channel and the CBC, took to Storify to collect tweets, photos, and videos of the event. But few were as comprehensive as the one compiled by Mashable, which continues to be updated throughout the day.

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*First Published: Mar 20, 2012, 5:52 pm CDT