Mexico registers earthquake on anniversary of two worst tremors in recent history


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Funcionários esperam do lado de fora de prédio comercial em León, no México, após sentirem tremor

Employees wait outside an office building in León, Mexico, after experiencing tremors| Photo: EFE/Luis Ramírez

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, confirmed late this Monday afternoon -fair (14) the first death caused by an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale in the state of Colima, where a person lost his life due to the fall of a wall.

On social media, the president published that the Secretary of the Navy, José Rafael Ojeda, reported that the death occurred in a shopping center in Manzanillo, near the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded 59 kilometers south of the municipality of Coalcomán, in the neighboring state of Michoacán.

This is the first confirmed death after the phenomenon, which occurred at H (local time; 09H in Brasília), less than an hour after the national exercise that takes place throughout 14 of September to remember the earthquakes of 1985 and 2017, which occurred on the same date and are considered the most destructive in recent history.

Previous events went well deadliest: no de 960, died more than One thousand people , while in five years ago they were 214 dead.

The tremor was also felt in other southern states and Pacific, such as Jalisco and Oaxaca, as well as in central and eastern states such as Morelos, San Luis Potosí and Veracruz, in the Gulf of Mexico.

Hours earlier, López Obrador had conducted a ceremony to remember the victims of the earthquakes of 14 of September

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