On Friday February 9, the National Seismological Service reported two different earthquaks in Jalisco, one magnitude 4.5 and another magnitude 5.9, the governor of the state, Aristóteles Sandoval, confirmed the information and asked to remain calm.
The government of Guadalajara reported the preventive evacuation of approximately 5,000 people from the Municipal Palace, and other public and governmental buildings, as well as in the municipalities of Zapopan and Tlajomulco; in addition, some schools were asked to evacuate in Puerto Vallarta as a precaution.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at about 8:05 a.m. Central Standard Time (14:05 GMT) Friday. It was centered about 19 miles (30 kilometers) off the coast near the border between the states of Jalisco and Colima.
The Jalisco state civil defense office said initial inspections revealed no injuries or damages attributable to the quake.
Sources: State Gov. Aristóteles Sandoval, Jalisco Fire Chief Lopez Rivas, Mexico SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional), US. Geological Administration
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