UThe 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit western Mexico and was felt as far away as central Mexico City, on the same day as devastating earthquakes in 1985 and 2017, the National Seismological Survey said.
“We really hope nothing serious happened,” tweeted President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. This earthquake was located in the state of Michigan (west).
“So far, no damage has been reported,” Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said on Twitter. In the capital, residents took to the streets again after half an hour of anti-seismic drills when the alarm went off. “We don’t think it’s true! But if. Today, again, it’s interesting that the earth is shaking so strongly,” 37-year-old Karina Suarez told AFP in the center of the capital.
On September 19, 1985 and 2017, the twin anniversaries of two major earthquakes, seismic drills are organized by authorities in Mexico City every year. On September 19, 2017, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 369 people. People.
On September 19, 1985, an 8.1 magnitude earthquake destroyed the center of Mexico City, killing more than 10,000 people, most of them in the capital.
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