After the September 19 earthquake that struck Mexico with a magnitude 7.7, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake was activated in central Mexico.

At 1:16 AM (6:16 GMT), the phenomenon took place at an epicenter located 81 km south of Coalcoman in Michoacan. According to the National Seismological Service, (SSN), the magnitude from Monday’s previous Monday was also raised at that time. It had initially registered a magnitude 6.5 and was then adjusted to 6.9 by the SSN.

“We had a reconstructed earthquake of magnitude 6.9 with an epicenter at Coalcoman. It was felt in Michoacan and Colima as well as Jalisco, Guerrero, Guerrero, and Mexico City. In their social networks, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the Mexican president, wrote that there has been no damage reported.

Mexico City was the first city to activate the seismic alert. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to defend themselves against the tremor.

Numerous tremors were recorded

This phenomenon happens after Monday’s earthquake in Mexico. It occurs less than an hour following the September 19 national drill to remember the earthquakes of 2017 and 1985, which both occurred on the same day. recent.

There have been over 1,000 aftershocks since Monday’s earthquake, which left 10 people dead in western Mexico. It is believed that Thursday’s one was the most powerful. Mexico City’s Government activated surveillance protocols but has not seen any damage.

“Omar Garcia Harfuch (Secretary for Security of the capital), informs me that condors (drones), that fly over the city have not caused any damage. Claudia Sheinbaum, head of the Government of Mexico City, stated that she continues to report. At President Lopez Obrador’s morning press conference at 7:15 a.m. (1:00 GMT), more official information will be available.

Mexico’s September earthquakes have been a major topic of discussion. The September 19th, 1985 earthquake left 20,000 people dead, while the 2017 earthquake caused about 370 deaths.


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