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Same Mexican city rocked by second 6.9 earthquake two days after 7.7 quake

Coalcoman, Michoacán — A second earthquake was recorded in the Mexican city of Coalcoman less than 24 hours after a 7.7 quake hit the same city two days before.

After hundreds of aftershocks that shook a majority of the west coast less than 48 hours earlier leaving more than 3,100 homes damaged, a separate 6.9 earthquake was recorded in Coalcoman, Michoacán early Thursday morning.

The September 22 earthquake was felt in eight Mexican states. Photo: The National Seismological Service

The National Seismological Service reported the 1:16 a.m. earthquake’s epic center was located 84 km from Coalcomán, Michoacán, very close to the origin of the September 19 earthquake.

Movement from the September 22 quake was felt in Mexico City, Nayarit, Morelos, Colima, Puebla, Michoacán, Guerrero and Jalisco. Three people died in Mexico City as a result of the latest Michoacán earthquake.