o’clock at 03:17:38 hours (from Central Mexico) of this August 12 was recorded an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the richter scale with an epicenter in the state of Guerrerowhich caused thousands of people to wake up scared and quickly to evacuate their homes in the face of a possible tragedy.
However, as is customary among Mexicans, humor can never be absent even in adverse situations such as tremors, which have become a peculiarity in the months of August and September.
Thus, hePeople, in addition to unexpectedly interrupting their dreams this morning, took the opportunity to share some memes in relation to the seismic alert which announced, seconds before it occurred, the movement of the tectonic plates.
The following are the best memes of the moment:
In Mexico it is common to offer eat a hard bolillo to “remove the scare”. It has become ordinary that every time an earthquake occurs, the bolillo meme circulates on social networks.
It should be noted that although it seems like a home remedy, it can be useful to eat a piece of breadsince the “fright” would have greater manifestation in the stomach and when eating something light it would settle.
Of course, they could not miss the comic representations of how people felt when they were suddenly woken up by the alert.
The “run” references to being informed on Twitter have become a wild card of every occasion. This social network, due to its structure of highlighting topics from all users, as well as its immediacy and brevity in the length of each publication, is quite useful for finding out about various topics in real time.
The earthquake this morning It was also a good excuse to remember that the tremors in september have become usual.
In Mexico, the same tragedy of dozens of people killed after an earthquake occurred on September 19 was repeated, the first occurred in 1985 and the second in 2017.
In addition, strong tremors have also occurred on several occasions during the night. One of them was recorded on September 7, 2021, however, it was characterized by the fact that green lights were seen in the sky.
Specialists pointed out that this was due to a phenomenon associated with the particle friction present in the earth’s crust; generate electrical and electromagnetic effects. Those lights were not reported this day.
Those who have “heavy” sleep took the opportunity to make fun of it and shared memes of their experience.
For example, the user Abraham Romero made a meme of how he felt when his brother entered his room without warning to wake him up due to the seismic alert.
Though the tremor had its epicenter in the city of Altamirano, in the state of Guerrerothe seismic alert sounded in Mexico City, which is why people from the capital used the meme of “memories of Vietnam” in reference to past earthquakes, which despite not having their origin in the entity, have shaken them strongly.
Although the theme is the same, the variety of memes was enough. All its creators used scenes from different programs, commercial spots, series, photos of animals and more to express themselves in a comical way.
According to information from the Mexican Seismic Alert System (SASMEX), the seismic alert was heard in Mexico City, Oaxaca, Acapulco, Chilpancingo, Morelia and Cuernavaca.