President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in a video shared on Twitter at about 11 p.m. Eastern time, said there was no vital damage within the state of Guerrero, the quake’s epicenter, or within the neighboring states of Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla or the capital, Mexico City, after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Mexican resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday.
“Fortunately, there are no serious damages,” he said, including that he had spoken to state and native authorities within the affected areas.
Emergency companies in Guerrero said there had been reports of energy loss and points with telephone service throughout the state. Officials requested residents to remain calm and report any fires.
Claudia Sheinbaum, the mayor of Mexico City, said on Twitter that a number of neighborhoods within the metropolis had misplaced energy, however that public transportation was working usually.