Mexico's earthquake: A reporter's notebook

KATHERINE CORCORAN, AP Workers and residents gather at the Angel de la Independencia square after evacuating buildings during a earthquake felt in Mexico City Tuesday March 20, 2012. A strong, long earthquake with epicenter in Guerrero state shook

Tectonic Summary. The March 20, 2012 earthquake occurred as a result of thrust-faulting on or near the plate boundary interface between the Cocos and North America plates. The focal mechanism and depth of the

Mexico earthquake: A powerful and prolonged earthquake rocked Mexico and parts of Central America on Tuesday, knocking out electricity and phone service in this sprawling capital and sending tens of thousands of people