After the earthquake of 7.7 degrees that was registered at one in the afternoon with five minutes, the head of governmentClaudia Sheinbaumannounced that for the moment no serious damage reported in the cityhowever there are 5 buildings that are cordoned off because they had some crack and he did not rule out that there may be more buildings with damage.
“It is likely – that more buildings can be cordoned off – that is why we say that we cannot give an exact number until we have a general review and a report from all the mayor’s offices… they are mainly in Cuauhtémoc,” he explained at a press conference. .
During the press conference at C5, the secretary of government, Marti Batres, announced that some of the buildings that were damaged are located at number 8 Argentina street and the other in Uruguay number 75, both in the Centro neighborhood. And another building is in Doctor Rio de la Loza, where there are offices of the Mexico City Prosecutor’s Office.
Sheinbaum Pardo explained that the Institute for Construction Safety will be the unit in charge of the structural revisions of the buildings from which a report is received.
For her part, the secretary of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection, Miriam Urzua, announced that there were 5 people who presented nervous breakdowns.
“There were five nervous breakdowns and three unconscious people: one in Cuauhtémoc, another in Azcapotzalco and Miguel Hidalgo, they were nervous breakdowns and fainting due to the fright they suffered,” he explained.
For his part, the secretary of citizen security, Omar García Harfuch, announced that there was an injured person in the Magdalena Contreras mayor’s office, because he hit his head when a piece of fence fell, however, he stated that the person was not serious.
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