On the morning of Quinta-Feira, March 24, as part of the weekly report of the Security Cabinet belonging to the National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC), the agency’s chef, Laura Velázquez Alzúa, announced the details of the landslide that the Grand Canyon de Sumidero last fought Terça-feira, March 22, in the Cidade Mágica de Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas.
The secretary guarantees that after an inspection, no cliff has been identified and the area will be reopened.
At 02:57:28 terça-feira hours, the National Seismological Service (SSN) recorded an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 and a depth of 126 kilometers, located 167 kilometers from Sumidero Canyon.
It was at 12 hours and 20 minutes that the detachment of a stone wall was reported non-locally, therefore, with the support of the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP) and the Secretary of the Navy (SEMAR), to non-local tourist navigation I was dated. There were no ferments or ferments.
The affected land includes 15 cubic kilometers of rock, or the equivalent of two cargo trucks.
Laura Velázquez, reported that the National Water Commission (CONAGUA) had a pass that was not closer to the landslide, through which no instability cliff or obstacle was found due to navigation; In the same way, the State Civil Protection carried out a survey in the area where it was determined that there was no loss of material.
Ontem, March 23, after a meeting and assessment by an inter-institutional group, said the Civil Protection Officer, concluded that there is no security risk, and that the passage for tourist boats will be partially reopened, through the marking of the area and preventive recommendations and risk reduction.
However, the passage of boats in the area of the Grijalva river will be restricted in a line of 200 meters to the amount and 200 meters to the point where it occurs or incident, to guarantee the safety of tourists and workers.
No day two events, na Terça-Feira, March 22 at 2:46 p.m., the Institute of Civil Protection of the State of Chiapas, reported on its networks or what happened after an earthquake of 4.5 degrees with epicenter in the municipality of Pijijiapan , in the same entity.
Civil Protection of Chiapas informed about the events through the social networks (Photo: Twitter/ @pcivilchiapas)
He lido na postagem do Twitter.
In the social networks, videos captured by boatmen and tourist service providers began to be disclosed, in which the exact moment of collapse and how the smoke column was built.
This is not the first time that something similar has happened in the area. In January 2020, a similar detachment was also registered in this natural colossus. Then, tourist navigation was also suspended and there were no victims. According to Civil Protection, between 2014 and 2015 there were also landslides due to earthquakes.
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