About 1.6 million users were left without electricity in Mexico after the earthquake in the southwest of the country, the Federal Electricity Commission reported, RIA Novosti reported.
Affected 1 million 600,000 users in Mexico City, the states of Mexico City, Guerrero, Morelos and Oaxaca. This is 13% of the total number of consumers in these states and the capital, a statement on the website of the commission reported.
Specialists of the commission are engaged in emergency restoration of power supply within the emergency protocols.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 occurred on Tuesday evening in southwestern Mexico in the state of Guerrero.
For an hour and a half, it was followed by new tremors of lesser strength. According to preliminary information from the government, one person died in Guerrero, there was no serious damage.