The US Geological Survey reported a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit near the southwest coast of Mexico on Tuesday. Less than a minute later a second quake struck with magnitude of 5.1, but there were no reports of major damage or injuries. RT's Ramon Galindo joins us for more.
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Hank talks about why it is so difficult for scientists to predict earthquakes in the short term.
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The impact on the environment caused by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is heavily contested as natural gas companies continue to drill deep into the Earth to mine for resources. Now, however, research conducted by the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission suggests that there are some serious repercussions being caused, namely hundreds of earthquakes. RT's Meghan Lopez breaks down the facts behind fracking while Truthout's Mike Ludwig explains how science has linked the drilling to a ton of new tremors.
A series of earthquakes in southern China has killed at least 60 people.
Local media say at least 20,000 homes have been damaged.
Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Hong.