Guanajuato.- Although the earthquake of 7.7 degrees Richter with epocentre at CoalcomanMichoacán occurred this afternoon felt strong in several municipalities of Guanajuato, public activities continue regularly, the governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhué, reported around 3:00 in the afternoon that no damage or victims were reported in this state .
the strongest earthquake It happened at 1:05 in the afternoon of this September 19According to the registry of the National Seismological Service (SSN), a magnitude of 6.8 degrees was initially reported, which later grew to 7.4 and later reached 7.7 Richter degrees, with a total of 168 subsequent aftershocks.
In the state of Jalisco, where at least damage to buildings was reported, the Ministry of Jalisco Education (SEJ) informed the suspension of school activitiesGiven the possibility of more intense aftershocks, this institution was also joined by the University of Guadalajarawhich also suspended work preventively.
While in the state of Guanajuatoalmost 4 hours After the incident occurred, authorities from the Ministry of Education were still analyzing how to proceed and given that “there is a record of very slight damage that does not put the safety of people and property at risk, in the face of the earthquake…” so classes in schools public activities continued normally, according to a statement issued by the Secretary of Public Security of the State of Guanajuato.
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It is to remember that it is the third occasion in which an earthquake of important magnitude is felt on September 19the first and most tragic occurred in 1985, the second also with casualties and significant damage occurred in 2017 and again an earthquake was felt today at 1:05 p.m., with a magnitude of 7.7 degrees according to the latest reports from the SSN.