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Tremor today in Mexico: seismic activity news October 5, 2023


Mexico is located in a seismic zone, because five tectonic plates are located beneath the national territory: Caribbean, North America, Pacific, Rivera and Cocos. For this reason, the constant interaction between these five plates places the country in an area of ​​high seismicity.

To stay informed about seismicity, it is recommended to consult the National Seismological Service (SSN). It is a department of the Institute of Geophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), which establishes and maintains an earthquake monitoring network in the country.



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