The National Seismological Service (SSN) recorded a earthquake magnitude 5.4 aftershock very close to Coalcomanin the state of Michoacanepicenter area of earthquake magnitude 7.7 happened last monday September 19th.
Through social networks, the National Seismological Service pointed out that the earthquake It was located 71 kilometers south of CoalcomanMichoacán, at 2:04 p.m. this Tuesday, September 20.
Until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, there have been 814 aftershocks of the magnitude 7.7 earthquake that occurred in Michoacán on September 19, the largest of magnitude 5.8.
The death toll from the 7.7-magnitude earthquake that shook Mexican territory on Monday rose to two and the number of injured rose to 10, according to reports. Laura Velazqueznational coordinator of Civil Protection, in the morning conference at the National Palace.
The two deaths occurred in the port of Manzanillo, in Colima, where there were also nine injured, while another was injured in Coalcoman, Michoacanwhere the epicenter of the tremor was, detailed the official at the government’s daily press conference.
The telluric movement took place just on the day of the anniversaries of the earthquakes of September 19, 1985 and 2017, considered the two most destructive in recent history in the country.
Initially, a magnitude of 6.8 was indicated, then the National Seismological left it at 7.4 and, finally, its owner, Arturo Iglesias, updated it to an intensity of 7.7.
According to official figures, the event was perceived by approximately 48 million Mexicans and the most affected Mexican states were Michoacán and Colima.
With information from López-Dóriga Digital