Latest earthquakes near Oaxaca today

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List of latest earthquakes near Oaxaca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 28, 2023 04:18
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 235 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 28, 2023 04:00
(Mexico City)
M 3.4 43 km SSW
from Oaxaca
Nov 28, 2023 03:55
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 268 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 28, 2023 03:03
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 183 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 28, 2023 01:46
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 285 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 22:56
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 272 km E
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 20:45
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 187 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 16:10
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 192 km WSW
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 15:47
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 262 km NW
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 14:53
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 188 km ENE
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 11:43
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 157 km E
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 09:50
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 186 km SSE
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 03:38
(Mexico City)
M 3.0 290 km NW
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 02:02
(Mexico City)
M 3.2 297 km NW
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 01:40
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 187 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 00:37
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 295 km W
from Oaxaca
Nov 27, 2023 00:31
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 194 km E
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 23:33
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 107 km E
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 16:19
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 196 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 15:15
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 261 km W
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 14:52
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 190 km E
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 14:41
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 288 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 13:47
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 262 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 12:51
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 297 km SE
from Oaxaca
Nov 26, 2023 11:32
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 187 km SSE
from Oaxaca

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Recent Oaxaca Earthquake News

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

Oaxaca Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
672 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.6
Nov 28, 2023 04:18

Average

A total of 6726 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Oaxaca in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 672 earthquakes per year, or 56 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Oaxaca roughly every 13 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Oaxaca in 2020. A total of 1138 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Oaxaca that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oaxaca in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Oaxaca 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 Oaxaca (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 6623 98.47%
Mag. 5 98 1.46%
Mag. 6 2 0.03%
Mag. 7 3 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Oaxaca

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.4
On Jun 23, 2020 10:29.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jun 16, 1928 21:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oaxaca occurred on Jun 23, 2020 10:29 local time (America/Mexico_City timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 152 kilometers (94 mi) south-southeast of Oaxaca, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Oaxaca in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jun 16, 1928 21:19, 114 kilometers (71 mi) south-southeast of Oaxaca. It is the strongest earthquake near Oaxaca in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Oaxaca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 23, 2020 10:29
(Mexico City)
M 7.4 152 km SSE
from Oaxaca
Feb 16, 2018 17:39
(Mexico City)
M 7.2 154 km WSW
from Oaxaca
Sep 19, 2017 13:14
(Mexico City)
M 7.1 249 km NW
from Oaxaca
Jul 29, 2014 05:46
(Mexico City)
M 6.3 133 km ENE
from Oaxaca
Sep 23, 2017 07:53
(Mexico City)
M 6.1 182 km ESE
from Oaxaca
Jan 4, 2020 22:40
(Mexico City)
M 5.9 249 km ESE
from Oaxaca
Oct 7, 2023 00:06
(Mexico City)
M 5.9 190 km E
from Oaxaca
Feb 19, 2018 00:56
(Mexico City)
M 5.9 138 km SW
from Oaxaca
Feb 19, 2018 00:57
(Mexico City)
M 5.9 104 km SW
from Oaxaca
Jul 19, 2018 08:31
(Mexico City)
M 5.8 143 km NW
from Oaxaca

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Nearest earthquakes from Oaxaca

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Oaxaca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 28, 2015 12:20
(Mexico City)
M 4.5 12 km N
from Oaxaca
Nov 23, 2020 04:45
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 12 km SE
from Oaxaca
Jul 8, 2021 00:14
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 12 km ESE
from Oaxaca
Nov 13, 2019 03:06
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 13 km N
from Oaxaca
Apr 20, 2021 15:03
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 13 km SSW
from Oaxaca
Apr 30, 2023 02:21
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 16 km SE
from Oaxaca
Sep 19, 2017 04:29
(Mexico City)
M 4.2 16 km WSW
from Oaxaca
Nov 13, 2017 00:04
(Mexico City)
M 4.1 18 km NW
from Oaxaca
Sep 6, 2023 21:47
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 21 km NE
from Oaxaca
Dec 24, 2020 02:53
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 21 km NNE
from Oaxaca

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oaxaca?

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Oaxaca on the night of November 28, 2023 at 04:18 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 235km south-east of Oaxaca at a depth of 75km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oaxaca in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oaxaca?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Oaxaca on the evening of June 16, 1928 at 21:19 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 114km south of Oaxaca at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oaxaca since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oaxaca?

In the past 10 years, 6726 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oaxaca. This averages to 673 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 13 hours.