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Mexico Goal Celebrations Set Off Earthquakes

Earthquakes detected in Mexico City as national team defeats Germany at World Cup in Russia

Seismic detectors in Mexico were set off after their national team scored the winning goal against Germany.

Two artificial earthquakes were detected by seismic sensors in Mexico as fans celebrated their national football team beating defending FIFA World Cup champions Germany.


The sensors were set off by Mexicans who jumped hard in jubilation as their team secured a surprising victory over World Cup defending champions Germany.

Seven seconds after Mexican Hirving Lozano scored the game’s only goal in the 35th minute The Institute of Geological and Atmospheric Investigations registered tremors at two sites in Mexico City, the institute said.

Tens of thousands of fans waving flags and wearing sombrero hats had gathered at the iconic Angel of Independence monument in downtown Mexico City to cheer on their national team on a giant screen.

Playing in Moscow, Mexico beat Germany 1-0, shocking the world, as well as the four-times four champions. Next, Mexico will face South Korea on Saturday, in Rostov-on-Dov.

Brazilian fans were also let down as their first game of the tournament ended in a draw with Switzerland.


Things were looking hopeful for the five-times champions in the first half, leading the game with a goal from Philippe Coutinho in the 20th minute.

However, Swiss Steven Zuber was quick to equalize the score with a goal in 50th minute of the game’s second half.

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