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.
SISMO Magnitud 5.9 Loc 90 km al SUROESTE de CIHUATLAN, JAL 29/06/18 22:56:48 Lat 18.84 Lon -105.31 Pf 18 km pic.twitter.com/Ns1ckhDtv2
— Sismologico Nacional (@SismologicoMX) June 30, 2018
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.”
Las unidades estatales de protección civil de Colima y Jalisco reportan que el sismo de hace unos minutos se percibió de manera ligera, hasta el momento no se registran afectaciones, el monitoreo continúa.
— Luis Felipe Puente (@LUISFELIPE_P) June 30, 2018
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.
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