Latest earthquakes near Chiapas, Mexico today

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List of latest earthquakes near Chiapas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 09:04
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 287 km WSW
from Tuxtla
Jul 20, 2024 04:47
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 59 km NNE
from Tapachula
Jul 20, 2024 04:43
(Mexico City)
M 3.2 145 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 20, 2024 04:19
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 89 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 20, 2024 03:26
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 177 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 20, 2024 03:12
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 196 km ESE
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 15:47
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 201 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 15:39
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 178 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 13:39
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 106 km SW
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 06:57
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 217 km WSW
from Tapachula
Jul 19, 2024 05:42
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 87 km W
from Tapachula
Jul 19, 2024 05:01
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 220 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 04:44
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 123 km SW
from Tuxtla
Jul 19, 2024 04:12
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 269 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 17:46
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 226 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 17:03
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 233 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 16:06
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 127 km SSW
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 14:39
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 125 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 04:21
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 229 km SW
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 04:14
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 135 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 03:45
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 146 km WNW
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 03:21
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 164 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 01:39
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 178 km W
from Tuxtla
Jul 18, 2024 01:23
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 61 km NNW
from Tapachula
Jul 17, 2024 23:29
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 193 km W
from Tuxtla

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Chiapas

Recent Chiapas Earthquake News

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

Chiapas Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
943 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Jul 20, 2024 09:04

Average

A total of 9436 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Chiapas, Mexico in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 943 earthquakes per year, or 78 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Chiapas roughly every 9 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Chiapas in 2017. A total of 1674 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Chiapas that year. The strongest had a 8.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Chiapas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Chiapas 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 Chiapas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 9194 97.44%
Mag. 5 222 2.35%
Mag. 6 19 0.2%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 1 0.01%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Chiapas

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 Chiapas 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 Chiapas in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Chiapas, 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 Chiapas.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Chiapas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 7, 2017 23:49
(Mexico City)
M 8.2 177 km W
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
Jun 22, 2017 07:31
(Mexico City)
M 6.8 191 km SE
from Tapachula
Feb 1, 2019 10:14
(Mexico City)
M 6.7 33 km SW
from Tapachula
Dec 17, 2015 13:49
(Mexico City)
M 6.6 120 km SSW
from Tuxtla
May 17, 2023 18:02
(Mexico City)
M 6.4 158 km E
from Tapachula
May 12, 2024 06:39
(Mexico City)
M 6.4 55 km SSW
from Tapachula
Nov 19, 2019 22:27
(Mexico City)
M 6.3 153 km SW
from Tapachula
Jul 14, 2023 04:29
(Mexico City)
M 6.3 177 km W
from Tapachula

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Chiapas

Earthquakes by city in Chiapas

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

Use this regional Chiapas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Comitán, Chiapa de Corzo, Palenque, Cintalapa de Figueroa, Ocosingo, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Villaflores, Tonalá, Huixtla, Berriozábal, Reforma, Arriaga, Motozintla, Las Margaritas, Emiliano Zapata, Las Rosas, Comalapa, Mapastepec, Pijijiapan, Suchiapa and Yajalón.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Chiapas, Mexico?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiapas on the morning of July 20, 2024 at 09:04 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 287km west-southwest of Tuxtla at a depth of 54km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Chiapas, Mexico in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chiapas, Mexico?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiapas 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 Chiapas since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chiapas, Mexico?

In the past 10 years, 9436 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chiapas. This averages to 944 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 9 hours.