In the early hours of this Thursday, September 22, an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 was recorded with an epicenter in Coalcomán, Michoacán, according to the National Seismological.
The tremor, which woke up the Mexicans, was recorded at 01:16. This is the second earthquake recorded in the month of September.
Earthquake leaves two dead in CDMX
According to the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City, after the activation of the seismic alert, a woman lost her life after hitting her head when she fell from the stairs of her home, in the Doctores neighborhood, Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office.
The agency reported that the second death was due to a heart attack in the Coyoacán mayor’s office.
AMLO rules out damages
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that until the 02:00 cutoff there was no record of damage from the magnitude 6.9 aftershock.
In Mexico City, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported that the emergency protocols were activated.
Earthquake leaves chilangos without electricity
Through her Twitter account, the president of the capital announced that power failures are reported in some parts of Mexico City, so the CFE is already working on the review.
While users of mayors such as Miguel Hidalgo, Iztacalco and Benito Juárez have reported through social networks that they are without power.
The Federal Electricity Commission announced that a total of 312,533 users were left without electricity service in the State of Mexico and Mexico City.
After the earthquake that woke up people from the capital, “the condors that fly over the City have no record of damage in the City, so far. I keep reporting,” said the head of government.
The Mexico City International Airport (AICM) reported that after the earthquake, the review and security protocols for airport infrastructure were activated.
Michoacán monitors the regions
The Michoacán government reported that the different regions of the state are already being monitored after the earthquake.
In her Twitter account, the Secretary of the Government of Michoacán explained that the tremor was perceptible throughout the state and requested extreme precautions from the population.
While the National Guard reported that tours began in different states to address possible damages.