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Earthquake in Mexico Today May 22, 2023

The National Seismological Service is the agency that records seismic activity throughout the Mexican Republic. At MILENIO, we bring you a summary of the latest activities during this Monday, 22 May.

Mexico is located in an area of ​​high seismic activity due to its proximity to the Pacific Ring of Fire and volcanic activity.

Where in Mexico did it shake today, May 22?

What is National Seismic Service?

According to the National Seismological Service (SSN) portal, it is a Mexican institution whose mission is to record, store and distribute data on the movement of the Earth in order to inform the authorities and the country’s population, in addition to continuing. Earthquake monitoring and investigation in Mexico.

The SSN consists of more than 190 seismic stations distributed throughout the country, and which allows the detection and recording of earthquakes in real time. Currently, the National Seismic Service is an academic unit of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and is considered the first seismic monitoring system.

On September 5, 1910, the network’s first seismic station was inaugurated in Tacubaya, Federal District, now Mexico City. At that time, the seismic network was in charge of the National Geological Institute under the ministry

Between 1910 and 1923, a total of 9 Mineria y Fomento seismic stations were established. autonomous mechanics. The plant was installed in Tacubaya, Mexico City and overseas in the cities of Mazatlán, Oaxaca, Mérida, Chihuahua, Veracruz, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Zacatecas.

At that time, the German-made “Wichter” seismograph was chosen to monitor Earth movements.

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