Mexico City Earthquake Today – In the middle of the night on Thursday, September 22nd, 2022, two people were killed during an earthquake in western Mexico. The incident also resulted in several structure damages and fear broke out more than 400 kilometers away in Mexico City. The national seismological office while investigating the incident explained that the 6.9-magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was 84 kilometers (52 miles) south of Coalcoman in the western state of Michoacan, close to the Pacific coast.
What caused the Michoacan Earthquake?
The magnitude was assigned a value of 6.8 by the US Geological Survey (USGS). Soon after 1:00 am, the most recent earthquake again set off alarms in the city while also causing buildings to tremble and tilt. When the alarms went out, several individuals hurriedly left their homes, some carrying their dogs while still in their jammies. After some days of intense tremors, Mexico was shaken by an earthquake on Thursday that killed at least two people as people hurried into the streets of the city in the middle of the night.
When the earthquake triggered early warning sirens, a woman in Mexico City died after falling down some stairs and hitting her head, and a second victim in the capital had a heart attack, according to authorities. The names of the victims were not released. A lot of people have become homeless following the earthquake in Mexico today, September 22nd, 2022.
There have been no immediate reports of damage in Michoacan or the neighboring areas, according to civil protection officials in Mexico and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The report of death of the two victims was reported after some hours of search and rescue by the officials. Two people died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo as a result of Monday’s magnitude 7.6 earthquake, which happened on the anniversaries of two fatal earthquakes in 1985 and 2017.
The state government of Michoacan claimed that the quake was felt throughout the entire state but did not right away record the damage. The aftershock from Monday’s earthquake, according to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Twitter, was also felt in the states of Colima, Jalisco, and Guerrero.
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