There are 765 earthquake aftershocks in Michoacán, the largest of 5.8 this morning in Colima

Michoacán Mexico.- Until 11 o’clock in the morning they have registered until 765 aftershocks from yesterday’s earthquake by the National Seismological Service, the largest this morning magnitude 5.8, have been recorded in the country.

The largest aftershock, at 3:22 am, had an epicenter 72 kilometers south of Tecomán, Colima; in Michoacán, they had at 05:43:18, with a magnitude of 5.4 in La Mira, Michoacán.

During the morning, before the President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorthe National Civil Protection Coordinator, Laura Velázquez, reported that the greatest damage from the earthquake was recorded in Colima and Michoacan.

in Manzanillo, Colima, two deaths were recordeda woman who was severely injured because a wall fell on her and died, and a man who was also injured and died from a roof collapse in a shopping mall.

Effects due to the earthquake of September 19 in Colima. Photo: Carolina Solis.

In addition, there were nine injured in Colima. The damage caused by the tremor was recorded in 153 homes, 20 buildings, 2 religious temples and 5 medical units.

Meanwhile, in Michoacán, epicenter of the 7.7 earthquake yesterday afternoon, the damage occurred in 30 schools and 21 medical units, the state government that there are also damages to about 3,000 homes. Given this, an emergency declaration will be issued in the area.

Structural damages in the Community Hospital of Maruata, Michoacán.

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Velázquez highlighted the participation of the Armed Forces. 3,600 elements from the Sedena, the Navy and the National Guard participated.

-With information from Reforma Agency-

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