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A 5.7 earthquake with an epicenter in the state of Puebla shakes central Mexico

2023-12-07T20:56:49.983Z

Highlights: A 5.7 earthquake with an epicenter in the state of Puebla shakes central Mexico. The National Seismological Service reported that the earthquake was recorded at 14:03 p.m. south of the city of Chiautla de Tapia. So far there are no reports of damage or injuries in the capital Mexico. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has shown on video the moment when an official gives him the report on the situation. They tell him that a tour is being made in the nearby area and he asks that the review be done.


The National Seismological Service reported that the earthquake was recorded at 14:03 p.m. south of the city of Chiautla de Tapia


An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck central Mexico on Thursday afternoon. The epicenter of the tremor was in the city of Chiautla de Tapia, in the south of the state of Puebla. The National Seismological Service (SMN) has reported that the depth of the epicenter has been 78 kilometers in an area 16 kilometers west of the town of Puebla. At 14:03 p.m., the seismic alert alerted residents of Mexico City, where the shaking was intensely felt. So far there are no reports of damage or injuries in the capital.

Through a message on X, formerly Twitter, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has shown on video the moment when an official gives him the report on the situation. They tell him that a tour is being made in the nearby area and he asks that the review be done and that they speak with the governor of Puebla, Sergio Salomón.

Preliminary: EARTHQUAKE Magnitude 5.8 Loc. 25 km SOUTH of CHIAUTLA DE TAPIA, PUE 07/12/23 14:03:37 Lat 18.07 Lon -98.62 Prof 10

— National Seismological (@SismologicoMX) December 7, 2023

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