Earthquake of magnitude 6 scared capital residents; CDMX, calm: Batres

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Mexico City authorities ruled out any damage from the 6.0 magnitude earthquake, with its epicenter located 13 kilometers northwest of MatĂ­as Romero, in Oaxaca, recorded at 11:06 p.m. yesterday.

After the activation of the civil protection and security protocol, with the overflight of five Condor helicopters from the Secretariat of Citizen Security, no damage was reported in the capital, reported the head of Government, MartĂ­ Batres.

“The city is quiet and calm,” he said.

Social media users pointed out that the earthquake was felt moderately in municipalities such as Álvaro Obregón, Azcapotzalco, Benito Juårez, Iztacalco and Xochimilco.

“It wasn't felt, but I was very scared,” said AngĂ©lica, who lives in the Doctores neighborhood.

The Integrated Mobility Network reported that the transportation units stopped the service for a few minutes and then normal operations were restored.

Meanwhile, in Oaxaca, where the epicenter was, they reported that the temple of San SebastiĂĄn Tutla suffered damage.

In addition to landslides on the Oaxaca-Istmo Highway, between San José de Gracias and Las Ánimas.

With information from Patricia Briseño

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