One lady died in a central neighbourhood in Mexico Metropolis when she fell down the steps of her dwelling in the course of the shaking.
A robust earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck Mexico, inflicting buildings to sway and leaving no less than one individual lifeless within the nation’s capital.
The earthquake struck early on Thursday shortly after 1am (06:00 GMT), simply three days after a 7.6-magnitude quake shook western and central Mexico, killing two individuals.
Mexico Metropolis Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum mentioned one lady died in a central neighbourhood when she fell down the steps of her dwelling. Residents huddled within the streets as seismic alarms blared.
The US Geological Survey mentioned Thursday’s earthquake, like Monday’s, was centred within the western state of Michoacan close to the Pacific coast. The epicentre was 46km (29 miles) southwest of Aguililla, Michoacan, at a depth of 24km (15 miles).
Michoacan’s state authorities mentioned the quake was felt all through the state. It reported harm to a constructing within the metropolis of Uruapan and landslides on the freeway that connects Michoacan and Guerrero with the coast.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador mentioned through Twitter that Monday’s earthquake was an aftershock and was additionally felt within the states of Colima, Jalisco and Guerrero.
The earthquakes have rattled an already jittery nation. A devastating 1985 temblor killed some 9,500 individuals in Mexico.