Latest earthquakes near Baja California, Mexico today

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List of latest earthquakes near Baja California.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 19, 2024 17:30
(Tijuana)
M 2.0 25 km W
from Mexicali
Jul 19, 2024 09:38
(Tijuana)
M 3.3 136 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 19, 2024 03:59
(Tijuana)
M 3.0 142 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 19, 2024 03:55
(Tijuana)
M 3.3 141 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 21:57
(Tijuana)
M 2.2 144 km NNW
from Tijuana
Jul 18, 2024 17:48
(Tijuana)
M 3.4 91 km ESE
from Ensenada
Jul 18, 2024 14:28
(Tijuana)
M 3.2 177 km SSE
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 14:01
(Tijuana)
M 3.2 137 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 13:23
(Tijuana)
M 3.3 133 km S
from Ensenada
Jul 18, 2024 09:06
(Tijuana)
M 2.4 172 km NNE
from Tijuana
Jul 18, 2024 03:36
(Tijuana)
M 3.0 164 km SE
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 01:36
(Tijuana)
M 3.1 128 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 01:28
(Tijuana)
M 3.2 139 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 18, 2024 00:28
(Tijuana)
M 3.1 169 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 23:41
(Tijuana)
M 3.1 172 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 23:26
(Tijuana)
M 2.1 100 km NNE
from Tijuana
Jul 17, 2024 18:24
(Tijuana)
M 2.7 96 km NE
from Tijuana
Jul 17, 2024 16:56
(Tijuana)
M 2.8 144 km NNW
from Tijuana
Jul 17, 2024 14:59
(Tijuana)
M 3.5 96 km NE
from Tijuana
Jul 17, 2024 09:42
(Tijuana)
M 3.0 169 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 08:12
(Tijuana)
M 2.8 145 km N
from Tijuana
Jul 17, 2024 04:12
(Tijuana)
M 2.5 126 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 03:17
(Tijuana)
M 3.0 172 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 02:10
(Tijuana)
M 3.0 129 km S
from Mexicali
Jul 17, 2024 01:00
(Tijuana)
M 3.4 128 km S
from Mexicali

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Baja California

Recent Baja California Earthquake News

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

Baja California Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
53 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Jul 19, 2024 17:30

Average

A total of 530 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Baja California, Mexico in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 53 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Baja California roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Baja California in 2021. A total of 219 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Baja California that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Baja California 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 in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Baja California 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 (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 515 97.17%
Mag. 5 14 2.64%
Mag. 6 1 0.19%
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

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Nov 22, 2022 08:39.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Jun 28, 1992 04:57.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Baja California occurred on Nov 22, 2022 08:39 local time (America/Tijuana timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 199 kilometers (124 mi) south-southeast of Tijuana, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Baja California in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Jun 28, 1992 04:57, 196 kilometers (122 mi) south-southeast of Tijuana. It is the strongest earthquake near Baja California 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, 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.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Baja California.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 22, 2022 08:39
(Tijuana)
M 6.2 199 km SSE
from Tijuana
Mar 6, 2020 19:52
(Tijuana)
M 5.5 135 km SE
from Mexicali
Mar 27, 2016 17:12
(Tijuana)
M 5.5 290 km SSE
from Mexicali
Sep 15, 2014 11:27
(Tijuana)
M 5.4 270 km SSE
from Mexicali
Apr 5, 2018 12:29
(Tijuana)
M 5.3 294 km WNW
from Tijuana
Jan 17, 2019 04:56
(Tijuana)
M 5.3 199 km ESE
from Lázaro Cárdenas
Jun 5, 2021 10:55
(Tijuana)
M 5.3 59 km NNW
from Mexicali
Jun 17, 2022 21:51
(Tijuana)
M 5.2 217 km ESE
from Lázaro Cárdenas
Jun 10, 2016 01:04
(Tijuana)
M 5.2 116 km NNE
from Tijuana
Apr 6, 2019 14:01
(Tijuana)
M 5.2 241 km SE
from Mexicali

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Baja California

Earthquakes by city in Baja California

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

Use this regional Baja California earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Rosarito, Tecate, Pórticos de San Antonio, Santa Isabel, Rancho La Gloria, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Terrazas del Valle, Villa del Prado 2da Sección, Guadalupe Victoria, San Felipe, Las Delicias and Puebla.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Baja California, Mexico?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Baja California on the afternoon of July 19, 2024 at 17:30 local time (America/Tijuana). The center of this earthquake was located 25km west of Mexicali at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Baja California, Mexico in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Baja California, Mexico?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Baja California on the night of June 28, 1992 at 04:57 local time (America/Tijuana). The center of this earthquake was located 196km north-northeast of Tijuana at a depth of -0km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Baja California since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Baja California, Mexico?

In the past 10 years, 530 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Baja California. This averages to 53 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.