Mexico earthquake today live updates: Another 5.8 quake jolts Michoacan as death toll rises to two

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico’s Pacific coast

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico’s Michoacan region on Tuesday, a day after another powerful earthquake killed two people.

Monday’s quake, which measured 7.6, coincided with the anniversary of two previous earthquakes that caused heavy damage and killed hundreds or thousands of people in 1985 and 2017.

One of the victims was crushed to death in front of a department store in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, while was found dead in a mall.

The tremors passed without that level of tragedy, despite increased nerves from a nationwide annual earthquake drill that took place less than an hour ago.

The tsunami warning issued soon after the earthquake was revised later in the day.

Officials said the tsunami threat “has largely passed”, with slight sea fluctuations 0.3 meters above and below normal tide to continue for the next few hours.

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Another earthquake in Mexico

The European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico’s Michoacán region on Tuesday.

The earthquake was at a depth of 93 km.

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Videos of aftershocks and devastation emerged after the earthquake

Tourists and locals shared footage of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico’s central coast, sharing scenes of rooms and even pickup trucks.

In a video shared by the publication Diario de Morelos, which covers the area near the epicenter, a pair of trucks can be seen moving violently as seismic activity shakes the area.

CBS Austin journalist John-Carlos Estrada shared a series of earthquake videos of people on the ground in Mexico. In a video, road signs in Mexico City can be seen waving due to the earthquake. Mexico City is approximately 485 km (302 mi) from the epicenter of the earthquake.

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Mexico City warns of falling ash from Popocatépetl volcano after earthquake

Mexico City officials on Monday warned of ash falling from the Popocatépetl volcano, which erupted twice on September 9.

According to reports, people have been advised not to indulge in outdoor activities and keep pets indoors.

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ICYMI: Videos show shaking and devastation in western Mexico

Videos on social media showed Monday’s earthquake shoving trucks back and forth, shaking hotel rooms, and spilling ceiling tiles on floors in office buildings, my colleague Graziosi Grag Report.

read his full story To understand how the earthquake affected the Mexicans.

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Twenty hospitals damaged in Michoacani

Local officials say the quake caused structural damage to at least 20 hospitals in the state of Michoacan.

According to Mexico ASThe state health ministry said churches and a technical college in Kolkoman as well as medical facilities in the cities of Urupan, Aptzingen, Pátzcuaro and several others were hit by the quake.

A video posted on Twitter showed products scattered on the floor following the aisle of a Michoacan supermarket. Neighboring Jalisco state also reported damage to religious buildings.

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increase the death toll

Two people died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo after a powerful earthquake struck Mexico yesterday.

One of the victims was crushed to death in front of a departmental store, while one was found dead in a mall.

Videos on social media showed the roof of the mall, the top floor, collapsed in a gym as people were shouting for help.

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Church in Michoacan damaged in powerful earthquake

The church of San Miguel Archangel in Michoacán was damaged after a powerful earthquake hit Mexico on Monday.

A video captured by locals showed debris falling from a hole in the church building that was caused by the tremors. Cracks were also seen on one of the church’s bell towers.

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another terrible coincidence

The quake came less than an hour after Mexico’s annual nationwide earthquake drill, which was started in 1985 after the devastating earthquake in Mexico City.

Across the country, nearly 14,000 loudspeakers issued a mock alert to test people’s responses, with millions of citizens evacuating their homes, schools and workplaces.

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Earthquake affects electricity supply of 1.2 million users

About 1.2 million users were left without electricity after a powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Monday.

According to the Federal Electricity Commission, as of 3.30 p.m. local time, restoration of power supply had been achieved for 68 percent of affected users.

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Video shows hotel room ceiling fan shaking during earthquake

A video shared on Twitter shows a ceiling fan vibrating violently in a hotel room in Puerto Vallarta during a magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck off the coast of Mexico’s Michoacan state.

According to local reports, several hotels in the resort town have suffered damage, with cracks in the roof and windows.

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