Latest earthquakes near Baja California Sur, Mexico today

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List of latest earthquakes near Baja California Sur.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 05:27
(Mazatlan)
M 4.2 126 km NE
from La Paz
Jul 19, 2024 14:54
(Mazatlan)
M 4.2 182 km N
from La Paz
Jul 17, 2024 23:31
(Mazatlan)
M 3.8 144 km SSE
from La Paz
Jul 12, 2024 03:55
(Mazatlan)
M 3.7 258 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jul 11, 2024 16:14
(Mazatlan)
M 3.0 138 km SSE
from La Paz
Jul 9, 2024 02:47
(Mazatlan)
M 4.2 164 km N
from La Paz
Jul 5, 2024 03:56
(Mazatlan)
M 3.2 263 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jul 4, 2024 15:49
(Mazatlan)
M 3.6 264 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jul 3, 2024 05:44
(Mazatlan)
M 5.3 191 km NNE
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 24, 2024 03:29
(Mazatlan)
M 4.1 279 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 23, 2024 16:51
(Mazatlan)
M 3.3 282 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 18, 2024 14:51
(Mazatlan)
M 3.3 283 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 18, 2024 04:28
(Mazatlan)
M 3.9 134 km NNE
from La Paz
Jun 17, 2024 14:53
(Mazatlan)
M 3.2 280 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 16, 2024 14:14
(Mazatlan)
M 3.4 288 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 13, 2024 04:12
(Mazatlan)
M 3.7 258 km N
from La Paz
Jun 13, 2024 02:10
(Mazatlan)
M 3.4 278 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 12, 2024 20:30
(Mazatlan)
M 4.2 267 km N
from La Paz
Jun 10, 2024 04:29
(Mazatlan)
M 3.3 277 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 10, 2024 04:21
(Mazatlan)
M 3.1 281 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 10, 2024 02:38
(Mazatlan)
M 3.2 282 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 8, 2024 10:54
(Mazatlan)
M 3.7 281 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 8, 2024 03:57
(Mazatlan)
M 3.7 274 km N
from Ciudad Constitución
Jun 5, 2024 04:03
(Mazatlan)
M 3.6 141 km SSE
from La Paz
Jun 5, 2024 01:55
(Mazatlan)
M 4.5 296 km N
from Ciudad Constitución

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Baja California Sur

Recent Baja California Sur Earthquake News

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

Baja California Sur Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
61 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Jul 20, 2024 05:27

Average

A total of 611 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Baja California Sur, Mexico in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 61 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Baja California Sur roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Baja California Sur in 2024. A total of 181 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Baja California Sur that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Baja California Sur in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Baja California Sur 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 Baja California Sur (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 566 92.64%
Mag. 5 39 6.38%
Mag. 6 6 0.98%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Baja California Sur

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Sep 13, 2015 02:14.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Apr 10, 1906 14:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Baja California Sur occurred on Sep 13, 2015 02:14 local time (America/Mazatlan timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 110 kilometers (68 mi) north-east of La Paz, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Baja California Sur in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Apr 10, 1906 14:17, 62 kilometers (39 mi) north-east of La Paz. It is the strongest earthquake near Baja California Sur in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Baja California Sur, 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 Baja California Sur.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Baja California Sur.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 13, 2015 02:14
(Mazatlan)
M 6.7 110 km NE
from La Paz
Sep 13, 2015 02:14
(Mazatlan)
M 6.6 148 km NE
from La Paz
Jun 18, 2023 14:30
(Mazatlan)
M 6.4 197 km ESE
from La Paz
Jan 19, 2018 09:17
(Mazatlan)
M 6.3 293 km NNW
from La Paz
May 22, 2020 02:46
(Mazatlan)
M 6.1 294 km SE
from La Paz
Oct 7, 2014 20:40
(Mazatlan)
M 6.1 203 km E
from La Paz
Sep 23, 2021 10:47
(Mazatlan)
M 5.7 269 km ESE
from La Paz
Oct 2, 2022 13:00
(Mazatlan)
M 5.7 159 km ESE
from La Paz
Mar 29, 2017 08:15
(Mazatlan)
M 5.7 177 km N
from La Paz
Sep 13, 2015 01:57
(Mazatlan)
M 5.6 109 km NE
from La Paz

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Baja California Sur

Earthquakes by city in Baja California Sur

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Use this regional Baja California Sur earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas and Colonia del Sol.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Baja California Sur.

When was the last earthquake in Baja California Sur, Mexico?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Baja California Sur on the night of July 20, 2024 at 05:27 local time (America/Mazatlan). The center of this earthquake was located 126km north-east of La Paz at a depth of 16km under water in the Gulf Of California. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Baja California Sur, Mexico in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Baja California Sur, Mexico?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Baja California Sur on the afternoon of April 10, 1906 at 14:17 local time (America/Mazatlan). The center of this earthquake was located 62km north-northwest of La Paz at a depth of 15km under water in the Gulf Of California. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Baja California Sur since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Baja California Sur, Mexico?

In the past 10 years, 611 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Baja California Sur. This averages to 61 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.