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A 5.1 magnitude earthquake is registered in Chiapas

This Sunday morning, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake was registered with an epicenter in the southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas.

According to information from the National Seismological Institute, the earthquake occurred at 6:48 am this Sunday.

Civil Protection reported that communication is maintained with the State and Municipal Units to carry out a preliminary assessment of the area where the earthquake occurred.

He also reported that the Tsunami Warning Center (CAT) of the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) notified that the generation of a tsunami is not expected.

The local authorities have not commented on the matter.