An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale was recorded on Thursday morning Mexico, with a balance of three deaths, unleashed panic in the capital and other parts of the country, officials said. This is a very strong backlash A magnitude 7.7 earthquake was reported last Monday, according to the National Seismological Service, two people died and more than 3,000 buildings were damaged. There have been 1,229 aftershocks of that event so far.
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Two people died in Mexico City: a man from a heart attack and a woman who fell from the stairs of her home and hit her head.After activation Earthquake warningThe local mayor said.
While in Kolyma province, a 5-month-old baby died. The youngest died in a gas explosion at his home, where his brother and mother were also injured, bringing the total number of injured in the tremor to five.
with a thunderThis is warning It travels faster than seismic waves and gives an average of one minute advance warning of a major earthquake, allowing you to evacuate homes or find a safe area.
This movement surprised the people of Mexico City when they were already asleep. Many of them ran away when they heard the alarm, some wearing pajamas and some carrying dogs that wouldn’t stop barking.
The centerpiece It was located at a distance of 84 km KolkomanIn the state Michogan (West), the main event was formed. Initially, the Seismic Service Thursday’s movement had a magnitude of 6.5.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the quake was felt in Mexico City and the states of Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco and Guerrero.All along the Pacific coast.
“No damage reported yet”The president broadcast on Twitter a video recorded in his office while speaking with Capital City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum.
The earthquake was strongly felt in many areas Mexico City and its metropolitan area, located about 400 km from the center and home to about 22 million people.
After the tremor, Scheinbaum said official helicopters were flying over the city and there were no reports of damage.
“There is no damage in the city so far after the earthquake. I’m still pending and reporting,” Sheinbaum said on Twitter.
A powerful earthquake occurred last Monday Mexico Millions of people take part in the exercise within an hour of each September 19, when the two strongest earthquakes that occurred on the same date in 1985 and 2017 are commemorated.
In 1985 there was an earthquake of magnitude 8.1 Mexico leaving large parts of the capital in ruins. According to civil registry data, more than 10,000 people died in the megacity alone.
Meanwhile, on September 19, 2017, another 7.1 earthquake surprised Mexico, killing 369 people.
Experts from the National Seismic Service on Monday explained that the occurrence of the three earthquakes on the same date was a “coincidence”.
Mexico It records an intense seismic activity because it is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which connects the Americas to Asia and where most of the world’s earthquakes occur.
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