The National Seismological Service (SSN) detailed that a new earthquake of magnitude 5.3, replica of shaking registered this September 19th and that it was magnitude 7.7.
In social networks, the National Seismological indicated that this aftershock was located 50 kilometers south of Tecomán, in the state of Colima, at 2:30 p.m. with a depth of six kilometers.
the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorconfirmed this Monday the first death from the 7.4 magnitude earthquake in the state of Colima, where one person died by the fall of a Wall.
The president published on his social networks that the Secretary of the Navy, José Rafael Ojeda, reported that the person died in a shopping center in chamomileColima, near the epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred 63 kilometers south of Coalcomanin the neighboring state of Michoacán.
“In Manzanillo, yes, a person lost his life because a fence at the Coppel store fell, yes. Well, we have to continue, Admiral, collecting all the information and help. Stay tuned,” said López Obrador in a telephone conversation with the secretary recorded on video.
This is the first confirmed death after the phenomenon, which occurred at 1:05 p.m. local time, less than an hour after the national drill that takes place every September 19 to commemorate the earthquakes of 1985 and 2017, which occurred in this same date and considered the most destructive in recent history.
Minutes before speaking with the secretary of the Navy, the president had indicated that “the report is good because there is no loss of human life” in a conversation with the head of the Government of Mexico City, claudia sheinbaumwho also ruled out serious effects.
With information from López-Dóriga Digital