The United States issues a tsunami warning after the earthquake in Mexico

six miles deep


RR | Mexico City | September 20, 2022
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Related Topics: US Tsunami Warning , Mexico City , Michoacán Coast , Richter , National Seismological Service , SSN


On Monday after the magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Mexico near the coast of Michoacán, the US Tsunami Warning System issued a warning indicating that the quake had occurred at a depth of six miles.

The warning center explained that tsunami warnings depend on an “observation system that includes seismic and sea level networks to determine when and where to issue warning messages,” the weather service posted on its website.

Mexico’s National Seismological Service (SSN) reported that the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.6 at 1:05 p.m. local time (6:05 p.m. Iceland time) with an epicenter 63 kilometers south of Coalcoman, in the state of Michoacán in western Mexico. .

as reported REPORT.mxin the earthquake of September 19, 2017, more than 200 people died after the earthquake that affected Mexico, caused by an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 on the open Richter scale that occurred on the same day as in 1985 and has caused damage. and evacuations in several hotels in different parts of the country, according to the testimonies he had access to REPORT.mx at that time. (The earthquake in Mexico leaves several hotels damaged and evacuated).

At that time (2017), the hotels that suffered building damage were: the Hotel Camino Real de Polanco, in Mexico City, which had to evacuate its guests, while the Hotel Fiesta Americana on Paseo Reforma joined forces to offer them the largest banquet . affected.


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