Earthquake shakes the coast off Mazatlán

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10/30/2021 

The earthquake was measured at 4.1 degrees by the National Seismological Service and its epicenter was 145 kilometers southwest of the port of Sinaloa.

An earthquake of 4.1 degrees was registered this Saturday afternoon, in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of the port of Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

The earthquake occurred at 4:43 p.m., central country time, was measured by the National Seismological Service at 4.1 degrees and had its epicenter 145 kilometers southwest of the Pearl of the Pacific, with a depth of 10 kilometers.

The earthquake was also located 96 kilometers northwest of San Juanito Island and 104 kilometers northwest of María Madre Island.

This is the 64th earthquake of the year that occurs in Sinaloa or near Sinaloa territory, but only the second that has Mazatlán as a reference and the fourth in the south of the state.

The other movement registered this year near the port of Sinaloa occurred on January 15 and was also 4.1 degrees.

Civil Protection of the state did not report damages, but through the account of the National Civil Protection Coordination the importance of the seismic alert was stressed. 

The Mazatlan Post