Two people die in CDMX due to a magnitude 6.9 earthquake, reports Sheinbaum

The head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported the death of two people by the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that occurred early this Thursday with an epicenter in Michoacán.

According to the National Seismological Service, the tremor occurred at 01:16 in the morning and its epicenter was located 84 kilometers south of Coalcomán, Michoacán, the same town where the magnitude 7.7 tremor occurred last Monday, September 19.

in your account Twitter, The president reported the death of a man in the Education neighborhood of the Coyoacán mayor’s office, who He suffered a heart attack during the tremor.

Previously, Sheinbaum announced the death of a woman after suffering a fall on the stairs of his home, located in the doctors neighborhood of the capital.

The capital prosecutor’s office announced that experts from the institution went to the colonies Doctores and Education, to attend to the two deaths. Cells for Attention to Victims were also moved to the areas.

At first, the head of government of Mexico City reported that after concluding the emergency protocols for the earthquake, no damage was reported in the capital.

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In a message from Twitter, assured that he communicated with the 16 mayors of the capital, who They also did not report damage in their demarcations.

He thanked the citizens and his team for complying with the protocols against the earthquake magnitude 6.9 with epicenter in Michoacán.

Sheinbaum, reported that after the magnitude 6.9 earthquake with its epicenter in Michoacán, there were reports of some power failures in the capital.

By sending a message to your account Twitter, explained that the Federal Electricity Commission is working on the review of these incidents.

In addition, the CFE indicated that it initiated the protocol to review the power supply throughout the country. He stated that they were affected 312 thousand 533 users electricity in Mexico City and the State of Mexico.

For its part, the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection reported that No major damages were recorded as a result of the earthquake.

He explained that there were cuts in the electric power service in 67 colonies of the Mayors of Cuauhtémoc, Gustavo A. Madero, Iztacalco, Coyoacán, Tlalpan, Benito Juárez, Tláhuac, Iztapalapa, Xochimilco and Milpa Alta. Likewise, eight gas leaks were reported in the Iztacalco, Iztapalapa, Benito Juárez, Azcapotzalco and Coyoacán mayoralties.

They were also recorded 16 minor property damagethree poles fell in the Iztapalapa Mayor’s Office, one damage to a transformer in Iztacalco, and two fires in Azcapotzalco and Iztacalco.

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He explained that 22 people received medical attention, especially from nervous breakdowns and falls.

The head of the SGIRPC, Myriam Urzuareported that they remain in constant communication with the Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection Units of the Mayor’s Offices.

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