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List of latest earthquakes near Mexico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 3, 2024 10:28
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 183 km SE
from Tapachula
Mar 3, 2024 07:04
(Ojinaga)
M 2.3 234 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 04:59
(Ojinaga)
M 2.5 235 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 04:20
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 84 km W
from Villahermosa
Mar 3, 2024 03:51
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 72 km E
from Acapulco de Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 03:48
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 45 km N
from Salina Cruz
Mar 3, 2024 02:43
(Ojinaga)
M 2.0 234 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 03:42
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 38 km NNE
from Tapachula
Mar 3, 2024 02:36
(Ojinaga)
M 3.3 234 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 01:34
(Tijuana)
M 2.0 38 km WNW
from Mexicali
Mar 3, 2024 02:20
(Ojinaga)
M 3.2 234 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 01:20
(Tijuana)
M 2.5 40 km WNW
from Mexicali
Mar 3, 2024 02:17
(Ojinaga)
M 2.7 235 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 02:15
(Ojinaga)
M 3.6 235 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 02:15
(Ojinaga)
M 3.9 234 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Mar 3, 2024 02:46
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 69 km S
from Veracruz
Mar 3, 2024 01:52
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 90 km W
from Tuxtla
Mar 3, 2024 01:30
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 137 km SSE
from Colima
Mar 3, 2024 01:02
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 68 km N
from Salina Cruz
Mar 3, 2024 00:48
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 80 km ESE
from Oaxaca
Mar 3, 2024 00:43
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 265 km SSW
from Tuxtla
Mar 3, 2024 00:17
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 36 km NE
from Salina Cruz
Mar 2, 2024 23:52
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 90 km NW
from Salina Cruz
Mar 2, 2024 23:11
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 26 km SSE
from Salina Cruz
Mar 2, 2024 23:02
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 97 km S
from Coatzacoalcos

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Recent Mexico Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Mexico. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Mexico and elsewhere.

Mexico Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
1568 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Mar 3, 2024 10:28

Average

A total of 15686 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Mexico in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 1568 earthquakes per year, or 130 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Mexico roughly every 5 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Mexico in 2017. A total of 2225 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Mexico that year. The strongest had a 8.2 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Mexico with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Mexico in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Mexico during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Mexico (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 15262 97.3%
Mag. 5 381 2.43%
Mag. 6 36 0.23%
Mag. 7 6 0.04%
Mag. 8 1 0.01%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Mexico

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 8.2
On Sep 7, 2017 23:49.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Sep 7, 2017 23:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Mexico occurred on Sep 7, 2017 23:49 local time (America/Mexico_City timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.2 and struck 177 kilometers (110 mi) west of Tapachula, at a depth of 47 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Mexico in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Mexico in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Mexico.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Mexico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 7, 2017 23:49
(Mexico City)
M 8.2 177 km W
from Tapachula
Sep 19, 2022 13:05
(Mexico City)
M 7.6 94 km NW
from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas
Jun 23, 2020 10:29
(Mexico City)
M 7.4 93 km WSW
from Salina Cruz
Feb 16, 2018 17:39
(Mexico City)
M 7.2 9 km ENE
from Pinotepa Nacional
Apr 18, 2014 09:27
(Mexico City)
M 7.2 128 km WNW
from Acapulco de Juárez
Sep 19, 2017 13:14
(Mexico City)
M 7.1 62 km SSW
from Puebla
Sep 7, 2021 20:47
(Mexico City)
M 7.0 20 km NE
from Acapulco de Juárez
Jul 7, 2014 06:23
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 30 km SW
from Tapachula
Jun 14, 2017 02:29
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 58 km ENE
from Tapachula
Jun 14, 2017 02:29
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 27 km E
from Tapachula

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Earthquakes by region of Mexico

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Mexico.

When was the last earthquake in Mexico?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Mexico on the morning of March 3, 2024 at 10:28 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 183km south-east of Tapachula at a depth of 52km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Mexico in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Mexico?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Mexico on the evening of September 7, 2017 at 23:49 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 177km west of Tapachula at a depth of 47km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Mexico since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Mexico?

In the past 10 years, 15686 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Mexico. This averages to 1569 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 hours.