Mexicans celebrating their shock victory over Germany caused a literal earthquake today in the South American capital.

Ten minutes before halftime PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the match - and Mexican supporters in Moscow went wild.

Hirving Lozano of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico. Photo / Getty
Hirving Lozano of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico. Photo / Getty

But not as wild as fans at home in Mexico City, whose epic celebrations caused a minor earthquake.

The timing of the artificial earthquake synced perfectly with the goal, according to SIMMSA - the body which monitors seismic activity in the country.

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It claimed to have recorded a tremor with a maximum acceleration of 37cm/s2, saying the earthquake could have been caused by 'massive jumps' across the city.

At least two sensors detected the quake at 11.32 local time.

Sismologia Chile, which records quakes from the Latin American country, said it had also detected an earthquake as the same time as Lozano's goal.

One social media user commented: 'Fans causing artificial earthquakes in Mexico City. Might not be the best league or have the best players but Mexico have got proper fans'

Thankfully, the seismic activity was too low to cause any damage.

Congratulations to Mexico's Hirving Lozano for the surprise win and for causing an earthquake.