Tonight a mild earthquake was reported in the center of the country, particularly in Mexico City. The earthquake, according to SASMEx, did not warrant a seismic alert.
According to him National Seismological ServiceThe movement was 5.2 degrees of preliminary magnitude, located southeast of Petatlán, Guerrero, at 8:52 p.m. Minutes later it adjusted to 5.0 degrees.
Therefore, on Twitter hundreds of people claimed to have felt the earthquake in various areas of Mexico City such as Miguel Hidalgo, Álvaro Obregón, Cuauhtémoc, even in Iztapalapa.
Meanwhile, the Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo indicated that the earthquake had a “slight” perception in some parts of the country’s capital and that until now no eventualities have been reported.
“There is an earthquake with an epicenter in Petatlán, Guerrero, with slight perception in some parts of the city. The PC units of the mayoralties do not report eventualities. Due to the magnitude it did not warrant seismic alert. We are pending, ”he said on Twitter.
Earthquake in Guerrero
The State Civil Protection Secretariat reported the earthquake 28 kilometers southwest of the municipality of Petatlán.
It was perceived from moderate to strong in Petatlán and Tecpan de Galeana, light in Zihuatanejo, Benito Juárez and Atoyac de Álvarez.
The agency reported that it activated the protocols for the attention of earthquakes, establishing communication with the municipal authorities.
It also reported no damage.