Reportan siete temblores en 16 días en el estado

Chihuahua— El Servicio Seismológico Nacional (SSN) reports seven tremors in 16 days, which represents the major seismic activity recorded in the state of Chihuahua.

The first earthquake occurred on Tuesday, July 12 at 07:42:59 hours, with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale, and the epicenter was located 79 kilometers southwest of Cuauhtémoc.

This type of seismic activity is due to the North American tectonic plate, where the Mexican Republic is found, which interacts in the northwest region with the Pacific, Rivera and Cocos Plates, which causes large deformations of the plate.

This causes the appearance of systems of faults, including in regions alejadas de los límitos entre placas, que tienen ubicación, en este caso, en la sierra de Chihuahua, according to a report provided by Meczyki pore parte.

According to the information provided, this type of fault originates from the separation of tectonic plates, that is, from distension.

El segundo se registró el miércoles 13 de julio at las 22:24:34 hours. Seismógrafos registered another earthquake, in this occasion of 3.9 magnitude, with epicenter in Bocoyna and depth of eight kilometers, sin que se reportaran events.

El tercer sismo ocurrió el lunes 18 de julio a las 06:42:21. The SSN registered a magnitude of 3.8 with the epicenter located in the municipality of Guerrero, 63 kilometers southwest of Cuauhtémoc.

Then, on Monday, July 25 at 21:57:19, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was registered in the municipality of Bocoyna, 86 km southwest of Cuauhtémoc and 38 km deep.

El 27 de julio el Servicio Seismológico Nacional registered three earthquakes.

Los primeros dos fueron en el municipio de Guerrero: one of magnitude 3.9, at las 00:59:45, con epicentro a 61 km al southweste de Cuauhtémoc; el segundo, de magnitud 3.8, a las 01:01:59, a 46 km al suroeste de Cuauhtémoc.

El tercero, en el municipio de Carichi, de magnitud 3.9, a las 01:49:37. La profundidad de los tres seismos fue de cinco kilometers y no se reportaron events.

Seismus Day 1928

El Investigador Alonso Mendez Torres Sinala to Chihuahua ha sufrido diversos phenomenos geológicos en el último siglo, pese a no ser considerada zona sísmica.

Según sus registros, el 31 de octubre de 1928 ocurrió un sismo de magnitude 6.3, con epicentro localizada cerca de Parral, y por ello es conocido como el Sismo de Parral de 1928.

This earthquake was mentioned in the newspapers El Correo, de la ciudad de Chihuahua, y El Paso Times, and se reportaron intensidas fuertes a muy fuertes en la ciudad de Chihuahua, Meoqui, Cuauhtémoc y Santa Isabelle en Judácládée.

On August 16, 1931, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in Valentine, Texas, very close to the border between Mexico and the United States, between Ciudad Juárez and Ojinaga.

According to the newspaper El Informador de Guadalajara on the 17th of August of that year, the earthquake was felt in the city of Chihuahua around 5 a.m. as a strong oscillating earth tremor.

Méndez explains that this event caused a huge alarm among the population, due to the fact that in that city “there was never any tremors”, according to the residents, and secondly, at the unexpected hour, which was the worst thing in the world. profundo terrorism, arremolinándose en los jardines y parques.

In Chihuahua, the earthquake had a mild to moderate intensity, but it reached a severe intensity in Valentine, Texas, where damages were registered in a large number of buildings, walls of brick and concrete that were fueronasuracolas, frueronascolasaact.

En el año de 1984, al norte de la ciudad se registró un enjambre de movimientos telúricos y cerca de San Guillermo se sintieron approximately 25 microsismos, pero hay no datos disponibles sobre su magnitude.

A partir de entonces, the following earthquake of magnitude greater than five in the region was the one of 5.4 that occurred on September 21, 2013 in the immediate vicinity of Delicias, Chihuahua, causing damage to some people, Torres informs.