A 5.7 earthquake was recorded in Veracruz; alerts enabled in CDMX

One 5.7 . magnitude earthquake It was recorded this Thursday 14 kilometers north of Isla, Veracruz, which led to the activation of a seismic alert in Mexico City.

The National Seismological Service detailed that the movement occurred at around 8:40 am.

Previously, he had reported that the quake had a magnitude of 6.2, but later adjusted the magnitude.

In Mexico City, seismic warning is activated though his movements were barely noticeable.

The head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, reports that emergency protocols are activated and so far no crash reports although monitoring continues and the city is being flown.

“So far the reports are fine, some buildings have been evacuated according to protocol. We are all doing well, fortunately,” he said.

Meanwhile, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that he contacted the governors of Oaxaca and Veracruz and so far they have no information regarding major damage.

Civil Protection reported that the earthquake was considered moderate by Oaxaca residents in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Canada and the Eastern Zone, with no reports of damage so far.

Meanwhile it was considered moderate by residents in Xalapa and other Veracruz municipalities, with no reports of damage.

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