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List of latest earthquakes near Mexico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 05:26
(Tijuana)
M 2.5 26 km W
from Mexicali
Jun 18, 2024 02:59
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 85 km NNE
from Salina Cruz
Jun 18, 2024 00:12
(Ojinaga)
M 2.3 196 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 20:13
(Tijuana)
M 2.1 120 km NNE
from Tijuana
Jun 17, 2024 18:12
(Tijuana)
M 2.2 180 km NNW
from Tijuana
Jun 17, 2024 20:10
(Mexico City)
M 5.0 195 km SSW
from Manzanillo
Jun 17, 2024 17:58
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 103 km S
from Colima
Jun 17, 2024 17:32
(Mexico City)
M 3.2 15 km SSW
from Pinotepa Nacional
Jun 17, 2024 13:53
(Hermosillo)
M 3.2 78 km WSW
from Heroica Guaymas
Jun 17, 2024 15:36
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 71 km S
from Salina Cruz
Jun 17, 2024 15:31
(Mexico City)
M 3.2 20 km W
from Pinotepa Nacional
Jun 17, 2024 15:18
(Mexico City)
M 3.0 12 km S
from Pinotepa Nacional
Jun 17, 2024 14:53
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 137 km W
from Tapachula
Jun 17, 2024 14:33
(Mexico City)
M 3.0 14 km SSW
from Pinotepa Nacional
Jun 17, 2024 12:30
(Tijuana)
M 3.1 140 km S
from Mexicali
Jun 17, 2024 13:51
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 20 km E
from Pinotepa Nacional
Jun 17, 2024 13:33
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 111 km SSW
from Puebla
Jun 17, 2024 13:27
(Mexico City)
M 3.2 24 km SE
from Puerto Vallarta
Jun 17, 2024 12:37
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 58 km WSW
from Tapachula
Jun 17, 2024 09:08
(Ojinaga)
M 2.7 203 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 08:34
(Ojinaga)
M 2.5 203 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 08:28
(Ojinaga)
M 2.4 205 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 08:28
(Ojinaga)
M 2.0 239 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 06:49
(Ojinaga)
M 3.1 204 km E
from Ciudad Juárez
Jun 17, 2024 06:33
(Ojinaga)
M 2.0 203 km E
from Ciudad Juárez

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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:
1610 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Jun 18, 2024 05:26

Average

A total of 16109 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 1610 earthquakes per year, or 134 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 2226 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 15688 97.39%
Mag. 5 380 2.36%
Mag. 6 35 0.22%
Mag. 7 5 0.03%
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
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
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
Jul 7, 2014 06:23
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 30 km SW
from Tapachula
Sep 22, 2022 01:16
(Mexico City)
M 6.8 84 km WNW
from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas

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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 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Mexico on the night of June 18, 2024 at 05:26 local time (America/Tijuana). The center of this earthquake was located 26km west of Mexicali at a depth of 9km under land. 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, 16109 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Mexico. This averages to 1611 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 hours.