First Thing: quake shakes Mexico on commemoration of two past quakes

A size 7.5 quake has struck western Mexico on the commemoration of two prior wrecking quakes, killing no less than one individual and causing flooding on the Pacific coast.

"It's this date, something really doesn't add up about the nineteenth," said Ernesto Lanzetta, an entrepreneur in the Cuauhtémoc ward of the capital.

The shudder hit at 1.05pm neighborhood time, striking close to the town of La Placita de Morelos in the province of Michoacán at a profundity of 15km.

A required departure request was given in Mexico City and the US wave cautioning framework said there was hazard of a torrent close to the coast.

  Could it be said that anyone was killed? President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Twitter that the secretary of the naval force let him know one individual was killed .

  Did the tremor cause a ton of harm? Michoacán specialists said there were no quick reports of huge harm in that state past certain breaks in structures in the town of Coalcomán.


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