earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.9

The preliminary magnitude of the earthquake was 6.9, according to the National Seismological Service. However, later, this entity updated its measurement to 6.9, with an epicenter 84 km from Coalcomán, Michoacán, very close to the place where the earthquake on Monday, September 19, originated.

The Secretary of Citizen Security of Mexico City activated the aerial review protocol through five Condor helicopters, after several minutes of overflight, the agency reported no damage so far.

The Secretary of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection installed a coordination table with the mayor’s offices to record the reports of each demarcation and channel support.

So far, authorities have ruled out major damage to the infrastructure. The Mexico City International Airport carried out a review protocol for tracks and facilities.

In Jalisco, where the earthquake was also felt, the state Civil Protection team reported that up to now there is no report of damages due to this movement. And he asked citizens to remember to call 911 in case of emergencies.

For his part in Michoacanthe state government reported that, through Civil Protection, “we are already monitoring the different regions of the state, after the 6.5 earthquake with an epicenter 81 km south of Coalcomán. The event was noticeable throughout the state. We ask for extreme precautions and communicate to the 911 to report any incident.”

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