Mexico City / 04.08.2021 05:28:10
A strong earthquake shook the state of Veracruz during this morning, which was of magnitude 4.9, whose epicenter was located 8 kilometers from the municipality of Boca del Río. We tell you what we know and the way in which some inhabitants have reported on social networks.
The phenomenon was felt minutes before 5:00 am this day in the suburbs of Medellín de Bravo, Veracruz and others in the central coastal area of the state.
As a preliminary, the National Seismological Report on social networks that the earthquake that woke up the people of Veracruz was of magnitude 5:
“Preliminary: EARTHQUAKE Magnitude 5 Loc. 8 km NORTHEAST of BOCA DEL RIO, SEE 08/04/21 04:58:25 Lat 19.13 Lon -96.04 Prof 10”, reported.
However, later, with official information, it was reported that the earthquake had been of magnitude 4.9.
“EARTHQUAKE Magnitude 4.9 Loc 10 km EAST of VERACRUZ, SEE 08/04/21 04:58:27 Lat 19.16 Lon -96.03 Pf 15 km”, wrote the National Seismological on Twitter.