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Lights 'Cause' Earthquake In Huasteca Mexico?

From: Scott Corrales <lornis1.nul>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 19:30:28 -0400
Fwd Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 09:49:24 -0400
Subject: Lights 'Cause' Earthquake In Huasteca Mexico?

The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
March 19, 2007

SOURCE: El Manana de Valles (newspaper)
DATE: 03.19.07

MEXICO: Lights Cause Earthquake in the Huasteca Region

According to the news item dated March 19, 2007 from the El
Manana de Valles newspaper, 30 earthquakes have been recorded
over the past 3 months in Rancho Nuevo, municipality of

Local residents told reporter Julio Reyes that when the
strongest earthquake took place, there was a large red circle in
the sky that was allegedly formed by UFOs.

"All of us saw it and we were very frightened. The ground
started shaking underfoot and we had to find shelter," said some
of the families that still remain in Rancho Nuevo.

Geologists conducting the studies mentioned that a considerable
number of "basements" and underground water deposits are found
in the region, explainable due to the elevation above sea level.

The new fear, added to that of earthquakes, is that locals are
concerned about the appearance of lights in the sky, which they
have come to associate with the UFO phenomenon. The need for
deeper study has been suggested, since sightings of unidentified
flying objects have been frequent in the Sierra Madre Oriental,
specifically in the areas of Tamasopo and Aquism=F3n.

Meanwhile, the Municipality of Tamasopo is offering
psychological assistance to families in Rancho Nuevo to assuage
their fears.

Moreover, researcher Pedro Negrete adds that the state
government shut down a local road last week to dynamite large
boulders -- big enough to threaten the communities-- loosened by
the earthquake, wondering if these lights were natural or
artificial in origin, considering that luminous phenomena a
relatively common during seismic activity, but not dismissing
altogether the possibility that they may have another

Translation (c) 2007, S. Corrales, IHU
Special thanks to Ana Luisa Cid

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