magnitude 6.9 in Michoacán – El Financiero

Early this Thursday, September 22, there was a magnitude 6.9 earthquake, with epicenter in Coalcoman, in the state of Michoacán. This, after another tremor of 7.7 degrees on the Richter scale occurred last Monday.

The earthquake could be perceived in Mexico City, where the inhabitants left their houses and buildings when the seismic alert was activated.

After the earthquake this Thursday morning, Omar García Harfuch, Secretary of Citizen Security of the CDMX, reported that overflights would be carried out through the country’s capital to check if there are damages in the different mayor’s offices.

In the same way, the head of Government of CDMX, claudia sheinbaumreported, through social networks, that security protocols were activated to assess the damage caused by the earthquake.

So far, the only damage reported is power outages, for which the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) initiated the protocol to review the electricity supply throughout the country.

Michoacán, without report of damage after earthquake

Given these facts, the governor of the Michoacan stateAlfredo Ramírez Bedolla, asked the residents to remain calm in establishing communication with the authorities to rule out damage to the entity.

“Faced with the new earthquake tonight, I ask you to remain calm, we have already contacted Coalcomán, Coahuayana and other municipalities to find out if there was any damage,” the state president wrote on Twitter.

On the other hand, the Government Secretariat reported that it monitors the different regions of the state after a strong earthquake and ruled out the tsunami warning.

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In addition, he asked the population to take extreme precautions and call 911 to report any incident.

However, the state government has not yet reported fatalities or additional damage to the tremor of last Monday, September 19.

-With information from Arturo Estrada

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