Earthquake Hits on Anniversary of Previous Quakes – Puerto Vallarta Buildings Suffer Some Damage

7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico’s Pacific coast

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A powerful earthquake was felt throughout many parts of Mexico on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, causing some damage to buildings in Puerto Vallarta.

Shortly after 1 p.m. (1800 GMT), the magnitude 7.6 quake quake hit near the coast on the border region of the states of Michoacan and Colima at a depth of around 15 km (9 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The earthquake hit on the anniversary of two previous devastating quakes – one in 2017 and one in 1985. The earthquake struck just 40 minutes after an earthquake drill was held in Puerto Vallarta.

Watch a video of the damage here. In this video, this building is in an area of Puerto Vallarta called Zoho City – In front of Chedraui and near the Marina terminal.

The following list has been released by the city on buildings damaged:

Puerto Vallarta earthquake damage 2022
Puerto Vallarta earthquake damage 2022
Puerto Vallarta earthquake damage 2022

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