Everything you need to know about the Second National Drill 2021 in CDMX

In compliance with the prevention education of the population against seismic events, in the next few days the Second National Drill 2021 in Mexico City.

Take note of here we tell you everything you need to know, from the day, the time, the hypothetical of the event and the precautions that you and your family should take in the event of a possible earthquake affecting the country’s capital.

The Second National Drill 2021 will be held at 11:30 in the morning of the following Sunday, September 19, so the Seismic Alert on all speakers in the CDMX.

During the realization of the second edition of the National Drill 2021, the citizens of the 16 demarcations are urged to maintain sanitary measures against Covid-19, from the use of face masks and maintain a healthy distance.

It should be noted that the assumption earthquake next Sunday will have a hypothesis of magnitude 7.2 with an epicenter 35 kilometers east of Acatlán de Osorio, Puebla, with a depth of 55 kilometers.

“At 11:30 o’clock, the usual sound of the Seismic Alert will be activated in the speakers that the city has and that operates the Command, Control, Computing, Communications and Citizen Contact Center of Mexico City (C5) ”, Said Myriam Urzúa Venegas.

The head of the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRPC) explained that once the Seismic Alert is heard, the general population must activate the internal civil protection protocols in their homes or work offices.

While the CDMX Government will implement the protocol of action of the Seismic Emergency Plan and consequently the Emergency Committee will be installed in the C5, headed by the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo.

The earthquake on Sunday will have strong intensity for Puebla, Morelos, Mexico state and the Mexico City; moderate in Guerrero, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Tlaxcala and Hidalgo and light in Michoacán, Guanajuato, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tabasco and Chiapas.

The realization of the second National Drill 2021 seeks to strengthen the capacities of preparation and response to the population, spread a culture of prevention and civil protection as well as promote the development of family self-protection plans.

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The capital authorities are also expected to strengthen and improve their response and communication capacity in the event of earthquakes in the city; on Sunday they should watch out for a hypothetical event at the Monument to the Revolution.


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