Colima.- An aftershock of magnitude 5.1 was registered this Monday in the Mexican state of Colima, after an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 shook the Latin American country.
According to the National Seismological Service of Mexico, the telluric movement occurred 57 kilometers south of the city of Tecomán and at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Previously, the Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, confirmed the death of a person in the town of Manzanillo, in the same entity, after the fall of a fence in a shopping center.
For her part, the governor of Colima, Indira Vizcaíno, reported that the Civil Protection protocols were activated, including the evaluation of potential material damage. “Classes are suspended today Monday in the evening shift at all levels,” she announced.
Meanwhile, the Tsunami Warning Center of the Secretary of the Navy updated its information and reported that anomalous variations in sea level of 82 centimeters above the tide level are expected in the region of earthquake generation.
This earthquake, whose focus was detected in the state of Michoacán, is the third of great magnitude that takes place on September 19 in the recent history of Mexico, after the earthquakes that occurred on that same date in 1985, of magnitude 8.1 , and in 2017, 7.1.