Mexico is known for its high seismicity as it is located in an area where tectonic plates such as Cocos, Caribbean, Pacific, North America and Rivera are located. The displacement of these portions of the lithosphere causes great forces of friction in its limits, which can lead to “the violent rupture and the sudden release of accumulated energy, generating a tremor that radiates this energy in the form of waves that propagate in all directions through the solid medium of the Earth “, as they explain from the SSN.

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