puerto vallarta earthquake

No damage reported after 5.9 earthquake

The National Seismological Service (SSN) recorded an earthquake of 5.9 degrees with an epicenter in Cihuatlan, Jalisco, at 22:56 hours Friday night.

However, in the first minutes after the telluric movement, the SSN had reported a preliminary magnitude of 6 degrees.

The National Coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente, reported through his Twitter account that: “the state units of Colima and Jalisco report that the earthquake was felt lightly, so far no impact is recorded.”

At the same time, he said monitoring of impacts throughout the state are still being carried out.

There are reports from residents of Manzanillo, Colima, Puerto Vallarta, Bahía de Banderas, and Nayarit, who felt it with intensity for at least ten seconds.