Another earthquake with magnitude of 6.2 occurred on Saturday in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. This was reported by the European Mediterranean seismological centre. Because of the aftershock was temporarily stopped work on the rubble. Meanwhile, the number of victims of the incident four days ago the earthquake is closer to 300.
According to the us Geological service, the epicenter was located 19 kilometres South of the town of Matias Romero. Data on victims and destructions, as well as the threat of a tsunami has not been received.
Rescue work, which began after the previous devastating earthquake, was temporarily suspended, according to the national coordinator of the civil defence forces of the Republic Luis Felipe Puente. According to him, the professionals need to re-evaluate the risks before proceeding, reports TASS.
An earthquake of magnitude of 7.1 occurred in Mexico on Tuesday. After the disaster was recorded 11 aftershocks in the capital of the country was destroyed more than 40 buildings. According to recent reports, the death toll has reached 293 people. This earthquake occurred at the moment when the rescue service of Mexico conducted exercises dealing with the effects of such disasters, the 32-year anniversary of a powerful earthquake of 1985, which killed about 10 thousand people.