- LAST MINUTE: US earthquake reported in California.
- The details begin to arrive,
- The USGS confirmed the tremor.
3.6 earthquake shakes California. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed through its official website, an earthquake in Thousand Oaks which occurred this Monday shortly before 7 in the morning.
No damage to buildings or houses has been reported in the area, and no injuries have been reported either. However, dozens of people on social networks have reported feeling the 3.6 magnitude earthquake in California. The quake’s epicenter was located 3.1 miles north-northwest of Thousand Oaks, according to NBC Los Angeles.
3.6 earthquake hits Thousand Oaks, California
The Central California Red Cross issued a message through its Twitter where he reported the 3.6 earthquake that struck California. “Did you feel the #earthquake in Thousand Oaks this morning?” Read a post on the social network.
Remember, when an earthquake strikes, DROP-COVER-HOLD until the shaking stops. Make sure you know what to do before the next one arrives, ”the post read. In addition, the Central California Red Cross issued a series of recommendations.
3.6 earthquake felt in California near Thousand Oaks
The Central California Red Cross offered a website with various tips on what to do in the event of an earthquake. “Make sure you know what to do before the next one arrives. Check our safety tips, “said the official account of the medical association.
“I definitely felt it in Calabasas!” Commented one Twitter user. News of the 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit US soil quickly spread. As of the writing of this note, no deaths or injuries have been confirmed.
After powerful earthquake, Mexicans fear the worst for next September 19
A strong earthquake shook southern and central Mexico, including the country’s capital, on the night of Tuesday, September 7, with a preliminary death toll of at least one person, although no major damage was reported, The Associated Press reported.
Except for the fall of fences and stones and various scenes of panic among people who evicted houses and buildings, no worse damage was reported. The date of this earthquake is one of the coincidences with the earthquake of September 7, 2017, registered in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, according to Seven24.
After powerful earthquake in Mexico they fear the worst for September 19
The earthquake four years ago was considered the largest in almost 100 years, according to the aforementioned media. The United States Geological Survey pointed out that the earthquake in Mexico in 2021 was of magnitude 7 and had its epicenter near the port of Acapulco, in the state of Guerrero.
The above, more than 370 kilometers south of Mexico City. “We heard the noise from the structure, the noises from the windows, things fell into the house, the power went out,” Sergio Flores, a resident of Acapulco, told The Associated Press by phone.
Coincidences of the earthquake of September 19
In 2017, at 11:49 p.m., the movement that left 99 people dead was registered, according to the aforementioned medium. The earthquake of this September 7 was of magnitude 7.1, as was the earthquake of September 19, 2017 that left about 500 dead.
September 19 is a key date, that day in 1985, an 8.1 magnitude earthquake killed almost 10,000 people and devastated several areas of Mexico City, according to the AP. The earthquake of September 7, 2017 was of magnitude 8.2 and struck the south of the country.
The ‘month of earthquakes’
This earthquake destroyed a good part of the community of Juchitán, in the state of Oaxaca, and left several dozen dead, according to AP. Mexicans associate the month of September with devastating earthquakes that have occurred in the last 35 years.
However, there is no relationship between September and earthquakes. The governor of Guerrero, Héctor Astudillo, said in Millennium Television that they reported the death of a person after a pole fell on him in a town in the municipality of Coyuca de Benítez, near Acapulco.
“Screams were heard, very nervous people”
“A water leak began to be heard, the water in the pool came out and shouts were heard outside, very nervous people.” One resident told The Associated Press that when he started shaking, all he did was hug his wife.
The man also saw people leaving some hotels in the bay and people pulling their cars out of parking lots for fear of collapses. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported shortly before in a message released through Twitter that after contacting the authorities of four states in which the earthquake was felt, including Guerrero and the capital of the country, they informed him that there were no victims no serious damage.
Will there be another earthquake on September 19?
Acapulco residents began cleaning up broken glass and pieces of plaster on Wednesday after the magnitude 7 earthquake located nearby that struck most of southern Mexico and left one person dead, as of this writing.
The mayor of Acapulco, Adela Román, said on Milenio television that there were “nervous breakdowns, people are worried because there have been aftershocks”, and that they had reports of some landslides, however, there is no scientific evidence to support the fear of the Mexicans.
Hundreds of aftershocks after the powerful earthquake
The mayor of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported in a tweet that the authorities were flying over the capital, but that there were no reports of damage, while the local Secretary of Public Security, Omar Garcia Harfuch, pointed out in the same social network that some colonies had run out of power.
Many people slept out in the open and there have been more than 150 aftershocks since last night in the hills surrounding the beach destination in Guerrero state, notes The Associated Press. The earthquake occurred shortly before 9 pm, terrorizing people who rushed into the streets in Acapulco and Mexico City.
Landslides, damage and one dead left by the earthquake
The United States Geological Survey said the quake had its epicenter 17 kilometers (about 10 miles) northeast of Acapulco. “Fortunately there is no major damage,” said President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Wednesday.
“So far a victim. A young man who was driving a motorcycle and lost his life ”in the neighboring town of Coyuca de Benítez. The shaking it caused some landslides, but major highways were walkable, notes The Associated Press.