A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake has shaken Mexico, 120 miles east of Acapulco near Oaxaca, swaying buildings as far away as Mexico City.
U.S. government employees and their families are not permitted to drive for personal reasons from the U.S.-Mexico border to or from the interior of Mexico or Central America.
The rising number of kidnappings and disappearances throughout Mexico is of particular concern.
We strongly advise you to lower your profile and avoid displaying any evidence of wealth that might draw attention.
Oaxaca City: There have been ongoing demonstrations and protests in Oaxaca City due to civil unrest since June 2006. Several groups have engaged in violent demonstrations in Oaxaca City, which resulted in the death of an American citizen in October 2006.
American citizens should avoid participating in demonstrations and other activities that might be deemed political by the Mexican authorities.
The Mexican Constitution prohibits political activities by foreigners, and such actions may result in detention and/or deportation.
Oaxaca (coastal): There have been a number of drownings along the beaches of the southern coast of Oaxaca. Swimmers are advised that currents can quickly become treacherous, even for accomplished swimmers.
A major earthquake is predicted for March 21, 2012 if the every 188 day pattern continues.
Feb 27, 2010 a 8.8 earthquake in Chile. 188 days later
Sept 23, 2010 a 7.0 earthquake in New Zealand. 189 days later
Mar 11, 2011 a 9.0 earthquake in Japan. 188 days later
Sept 15, 2011 a 7.3 earthquake in Fiji 188 days later =
March 21, 2012?
Please be advised. Be prepared. Coastlines bad. Ring of fire bad. Be safe.
You have been warned of the every 6 month major earthquake pattern.
UPDATE 3-22: We were off by 1 day. A major earthquake 7.4 magnitude rocked Mexico on March 20, 2012. If the 6 month pattern continues, the next major quake will be on or near SEPTEMBER 24, 2012.
Japan Earthquake Anniversary 3-11 one year later after the 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear radiation meltdown disaster that killed 19,000 human beings.
Radioactive material is still leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant but Dr. Tamayuki Takano says that the Japanese are strongly determined to withstand and overcome it.
Arigato from Tohoku Japan earthquake victims – video uploaded by John Kobayashi.
Dear friends: 11 March 2012 … We deeply appreciate the support from around the world. Although we live far away on a small island in the east, we will never forget your warm heart … “Arigato!” from Tokyo Japan.