March 28, 2023

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A 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook CDMX with an epicenter in Michoane; At least two deaths have been reported

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake centered in Michoacán in the early hours of September 22 (Photo: SMN)

On the morning of September 22, A Earthquake With center at 01:16 hrs Colcoman, Michoacáncause At least two deaths And millions of people woke up and left their homes. Initially, the National Seismological Survey (NSS)S.S.N) recorded a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale.

After a few minutes the dependency was fixed and confirmed The intensity was 6.9. First reports indicate telluric movement Intensely felt throughout the state of Michoacán, Jalisco and Morelos.

Also, national integration Civil Defense (CNPC) noted Moderate to strong throughout Mexico City; Strong Kolyma and light in the state Nayarit. In short, it reported that 38.7 million people felt it in 12 states of the country: Jalisco, Zacatecas, Guerrero, Colima, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Edomex, CDMX, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla and Tlaxcala.

The total number of assets exposed in the incident was 11 million 940 thousand 883 houses, 8 thousand 887 health institutions and 88 thousand 206 schools, CNPC indicated.

The President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) issued a brief statement lasting just over a minute The earthquake was confirmed to be 6.9 on the Richter scaleHe also realized that Warrior And till the time of publication (02:00 am) there was no report of damage.

They are registered as per SSN 1,229 copies The 7.7-magnitude quake in Michoane on September 19 was the largest to date on Thursday.

President of the Mexico City Government, Claudia Sheinbaum PardoHe said through his Twitter account Two people have died and power has been cut, reports saidCentral Electricity Authority (CFE) had already initiated a protocol for it Check electricity supply across the country.

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Civil Defense Secretariat (SSC) explained that after the seismic warning was activated A woman died Due to heavy blow on the head falls down the stairs Cuauhtémoc City Hall, from his home located in the Doctors neighborhood.

Another unfortunate death Recorded in the education ward of the mayor’s office Koyokan. One had a heart attack after the earthquake.

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake alerted the central region of the country in the early hours of September 22. (Video: Twitter/@Juliogarciaruiz)

In both cases, the president of the capital said that relatives should extend support and his solidarity.

Apart from the sudden power outage, few residents of the capital mentioned what they saw Lights in the skysimilar to that recorded in the September 2017 earthquake. According to experts from Rugers University in the United States, this phenomenon is called ‘Earthquake lights’ or triboluminescence.

In the case KolymaEducation authorities have decided Discontinuation of classes at all modes and levelsIn public schools and private institutions, at least during the days Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September.

Indira Vizcaino, the governor of the company explained that due to the earthquake there was a landslide at km 22 of the Colima-Manzanillo highway, so immediate clean-up work was carried out. There is already a track in the area.

According to users, this building in Doctors Neighborhood was severely damaged in the 2017 earthquake, so its movement during the earthquake this morning alerted the residents of the area. (Video: Facebook/Javier Erró)

Early Thursday morning, emergency personnel were conducting various reconnaissance missions in the state to indicate that there were no major casualties.

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Henry Alfaro, The governor of Jalisco reported until the first hour of the earthquake There was no major damage or injury.Just A Sinkhole on Okotlan Highway The workers immediately went for emergency help.

A. to the local education secretary Amendment in structure of all schools To ensure that there is no risk and it Classes at all levels continue unchanged.

It should be remembered that People in need of emotional support after an earthquake They can call Security tax And confidence chat for no 55 5533 5533 Free psychological support from Citizens Council is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lights in the sky across the capital were spotted by different people (Video: Twitter)

Miguel Angel Navarro The governor of Nayarit state did not give any information to the people about the earthquake that occurred early this morning.

Alfredo Ramirez Bedolla, head of the company, reports and tours from the Ministry of Civil Defense and Public Security (SSP) did not report any major damage, although they continued to assess the situation. He asked people to remain calm.

Evelyn Salgado Pineda, Guerrero’s governor said relevant protocols have been implemented to carry out a damage assessment in coordination with civil defense and municipal leaders. So far, there has been no material damage or human casualties.

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