Quake aftershock in Mexico leaves 2 dead - Mexico City News

Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and minor material damage was made after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico early Thursday morning, following the 7.7 magnitude quake recorded Monday, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reported.

by IANS | Updated Sep 23, 2022

Quake aftershock in Mexico leaves 2 dead - Mexico City News

A woman lost her life after falling down the stairs of her home, while another man died of a heart attack, Lopez Obrador told journalists at the National Palace in Mexico City, Xinhua news agency reported.

The President also said there was no major damage reported, after lamenting the deaths of the two people.

Thursday's tremor, an aftershock of Monday's quake, occurred at 1:16 a.m. local time, with an epicenter 84 km south of the municipality of Coalcoman in the state of Michoacan.

Hundreds of people left homes and buildings on Thursday after a seismic alert was activated in some regions of Mexico, while some other areas reported power outages.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated by a computer program and has not been created or edited by FreshersLIVE.Publisher : IANS-Media

Related Articles

  • Lebanese PM urges parliament to elect new President in time
  • Sierra Leone introduces HPV vaccine to protect girls from cervical cancer
  • Unidentified drone observed in Danish North Sea gas field
  • Study scrutinizes decline in Finland's fertility rate
  • 7 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in military operations in Pakistan
  • Power outage hits Bangladesh as national grid collapses
  • Objection to Turkey-Libya energy deal has 'no significance': Turkish Foreign Ministry
  • 4 South Asian UN peacekeepers -- 3 Bangladeshis, 1 Pakistani -- killed in attacks in Africa
  • Trump sues CNN for $475 mn in punitive damages for aiming to 'defeat him politically'
  • Salman Rushdie could be first Indian-born writer since Tagore to win Nobel prize for literature