Latest earthquakes near Tapachula, Chiapas today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tapachula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 20:14
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 251 km SE
from Tapachula
May 26, 2024 14:56
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 119 km SW
from Tapachula
May 26, 2024 11:59
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 257 km WNW
from Tapachula
May 26, 2024 05:53
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 247 km NW
from Tapachula
May 26, 2024 02:22
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 32 km WNW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 23:41
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 138 km NW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 13:47
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 103 km WSW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 06:59
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 74 km SSW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 05:34
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 155 km WNW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 04:19
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 270 km NW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 03:14
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 133 km WNW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 02:40
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 283 km W
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 02:04
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 279 km WNW
from Tapachula
May 25, 2024 01:35
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 251 km W
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 16:57
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 299 km NW
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 15:32
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 63 km SW
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 10:55
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 72 km SSW
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 04:17
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 249 km W
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 04:12
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 257 km W
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 03:03
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 280 km W
from Tapachula
May 24, 2024 03:01
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 264 km W
from Tapachula
May 23, 2024 17:38
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 158 km NW
from Tapachula
May 23, 2024 15:10
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 71 km SSE
from Tapachula
May 23, 2024 04:29
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 230 km W
from Tapachula
May 23, 2024 03:09
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 197 km WSW
from Tapachula

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tapachula

Recent Tapachula Earthquake News

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Tapachula Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
621 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 26, 2024 20:14

Average

A total of 6216 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tapachula, Chiapas in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 621 earthquakes per year, or 51 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tapachula roughly every 14 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tapachula in 2017. A total of 1108 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tapachula that year. The strongest had a 8.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tapachula in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Tapachula 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 Tapachula (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 6001 96.54%
Mag. 5 196 3.15%
Mag. 6 18 0.29%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 1 0.02%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tapachula

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 Tapachula 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 Tapachula in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tapachula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 27 km E
from Tapachula
Jun 14, 2017 02:29
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 58 km ENE
from Tapachula
Jul 7, 2014 06:23
(Mexico City)
M 6.9 30 km SW
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 6.6 178 km NW
from Tapachula
May 12, 2024 06:39
(Mexico City)
M 6.4 52 km SSW
from Tapachula
May 17, 2023 18:02
(Mexico City)
M 6.4 158 km E
from Tapachula
Nov 19, 2019 22:27
(Mexico City)
M 6.3 153 km SW
from Tapachula

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tapachula

Nearest earthquakes from Tapachula

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Tapachula, Chiapas. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Tapachula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 3, 2016 04:01
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 5 km SSE
from Tapachula
Jun 19, 2020 19:57
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 7 km S
from Tapachula
Jan 11, 2021 02:36
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 7 km ENE
from Tapachula
Nov 29, 2019 01:17
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 9 km W
from Tapachula
Oct 11, 2019 03:16
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 9 km ESE
from Tapachula
May 21, 2022 04:40
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 9 km ENE
from Tapachula
Dec 26, 2019 09:38
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 10 km SE
from Tapachula
Sep 16, 2021 22:13
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 11 km ENE
from Tapachula
Feb 8, 2023 12:37
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 10 km NW
from Tapachula
Nov 10, 2017 04:08
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 10 km ENE
from Tapachula

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Tapachula

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tapachula, Chiapas?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Tapachula on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 20:14 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 251km south-east of Tapachula at a depth of 20km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tapachula, Chiapas in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tapachula, Chiapas?

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

How often do earthquakes occur near Tapachula, Chiapas?

In the past 10 years, 6216 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tapachula. This averages to 622 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 14 hours.