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M 7.6 Earthquake In Western Mexico (video) On Ominous Anniversary September 19

Earthquakes

Monday, September 19, 2022

Shortly after 1 PM local time (2:05 EDT), a M (Magnitude) 7.6 Earthquake occurred on the west coast region of Mexico near Michoacan and Colima. This was at a depth of nearly 9 miles below the ground according the US Geological Survey. It was felt as far away as Mexico City.  Video below shows some damage near the coastal towns. Also high waves off the coast. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is on alert but has not issued any warnings so far.

Video From The Coast:

Ominous Anniversary:

This was felt in Mexico City on the anniversary of major quakes occurring. In 1985 thousands of people died in a magnitude 8.0 quake, and in 2017, 350 people died. 

Damage Near The Epicenter

 

Tsunami Threat

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center stated there were waves reaching 3 to 9 feet high off the coast. No widespread threat was issued, but being monitored. 

From the Tsunami Warning Center

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
-----------------------

  * HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE
    WITHIN 300 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF

      MEXICO.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

  * GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
    SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
    POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
    EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

  * PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
    FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
    LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

  * ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
    FOR PLACES WITH A POTENTIAL TSUNAMI THREAT. ACTUAL ARRIVAL
    TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
    LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
    WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

    LOCATION         REGION             COORDINATES    ETA(UTC)
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    LAZARO CARDENAS  MEXICO            17.9N 102.2W   1827 09/19
    MANZANILLO       MEXICO            19.1N 104.3W   1827 09/19


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

  * A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
    CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
    FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

  * IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
    THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
    OF THE SHORELINE.

  * IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
    THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

  * PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
    CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.

 

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