A death was registered in Colima (Photo: Facebook)
As part of the commemoration of the earthquake recorded in 1985 and 2017, this September 19 at 1:05 p.m., a 7.4 earthquake was recorded with an epicenter south of Coalcomán, Michoacán, according to data from the National Seismological. The telluric movement caused structural damage to buildings, as well as a dead person in Manzanillo, Colima.
The President of the Mexican Republic, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, mentioned that he spoke with Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, Secretary of the Navy, who informed him of the death of a person due to the fall of a fence in a shopping center in Manzanillo Colima. . He also specified that the fence was from a Coppel store.
According to sources consulted by Infobae Mexico, the man was a store worker; it was confirmed that at the moment he is the only victim but there is damage to public buildings.
In social networks, users shared photos and videos of the event that occurred in the Coppel Valle de las Garzas. Local media in Colima stated that several shopping centers suffered structural damage, as well as cars parked outside the establishment due to the remains of the fence that fell.
Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, Secretary of the Navy, informed me that a person died due to the fall of a fence in a shopping center in Manzanillo, Colima. pic.twitter.com/CmOsWjei0j
– Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_) September 19, 2022
Likewise, the president contacted the governor of Michoacán, Alfredo Ramírez Bedolla, who reported that there was material damage in Coalcomán, where the epicenter was, as well as in nearby areas.
According to the National Civil Protection Coordination, a replica of 5.1 was registered in Colima. The city of Manzanillo in Colima was one of the most affected, as videos of the roof of a gym that collapsed inside the facilities circulated on social networks.
Through the fragment it could be heard that some of the people who were found in the area claimed that there were people trapped under the collapsed roof.
Several cars were damaged due to the fall of the fence (Photo: Facebook)
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