Michoacán, Mexico.- The Mayor of the Municipality of Salvador Escalante, Araceli Saucedo-Reyeswill propose to Congress of Michoacan that he September 19th be declared a holiday due after the intense earthquakes that have occurred just that day.
In a publication, Saucedo Reyes assured that this measure would serve to protect students, workers and families.
“#Civic Initiative Derived from the earthquakes that we have experienced in recent years on September 19, I will present to the Congress of the State of Michoacán a decree initiative that proposes September 19 of each year, as a holiday in the State, in order to safeguard the health and integrity of students, workers and their families. #September 19, “said the Mayor.
This Tuesday, Mayor Saucedo Reyes participates in the Santa Fe de la Laguna parade, in the Municipality of Salvador Escalante, about 72 kilometers south of Morelia.
“Inform you that up to this moment no damage has been reported, only the telephone lines, which are gradually being restored,” he said yesterday.
“We will be pending, if we are aware of any damage, report it immediately to Civil Protection to attend to it.”
Experts assure that earthquakes in #19S are coincidences Yesterday, Victor Hugo Espindola Castro researcher of the National Seismological Service (SSN), He assured that it is just a coincidence that another earthquake occurred yesterday, as it also happened on September 19, but in 1985 and in 2017.
“It is nothing more than a coincidence, an unpleasant coincidence that this happens on the day of the drill,” he stressed.
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As for the probability that three earthquakes of magnitude greater than 7 occur three times on the same date in a country is 0.000751 percent, as it circulates on networks, attributing the calculation to researcher José Luis Mateos Espíndola Castro, it was reserved to confirm the figure. , but agreed that the percentage is low.
“It’s like winning the lottery three times in a row, or once every four years,” illustrated the SSN researcher.