A strong earthquake with a provisional magnitude of 6.8 shook buildings in the Mexican capital.
The quake struck just after 1 a.m. on Thursday, just three days after a 7.6-magnitude quake hit western and central Mexico, killing two people.
Thursday’s quake, like Monday’s, was centered in western Michoacán, near the Pacific coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was approximately 29 miles south-southwest of Aguiriya, Michoacán, at a intensity of approximately 15 miles.
The Michoacán authorities said the quake changed into felt in the course of the country, however did not right now document any damage. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated on Twitter that aftershocks from Monday’s earthquake have been also felt within the states of Colima, Jalisco and Guerrero.
On September 19, he said, the third major earthquake to hit Mexico since 1985. And this time with a magnitude of 7.6. 1 dead
Mexico metropolis Mayor Claudia Scheinbaum stated through Twitter that there had been no on the spot reports of harm within the capital. The earthquake rocked an already nervous country. Monday’s stronger quake was September 19, 2017, his third major earthquake on September 19, 2017, now in 2022. It revises the 1985 earthquake which killed about ten thousand people.