Latest earthquakes near San Luis Potosí, Mexico today

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List of latest earthquakes near San Luis Potosí.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 04:32
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 89 km NW
from Ciudad Valles
Jul 17, 2024 05:01
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 165 km NE
from San Luis Potosí
Jul 9, 2024 16:52
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 259 km N
from Matehuala
Jul 2, 2024 13:16
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 259 km ENE
from Matehuala
Jun 28, 2024 15:43
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 174 km N
from Matehuala
Jun 26, 2024 16:33
(Mexico City)
M 3.1 284 km SE
from San Luis Potosí
Jun 15, 2024 02:18
(Mexico City)
M 3.9 77 km SW
from Ciudad Valles
Jun 8, 2024 14:04
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 262 km N
from Matehuala
May 19, 2024 13:38
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 108 km SE
from San Luis Potosí
May 17, 2024 23:14
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 152 km SE
from San Luis Potosí
May 11, 2024 06:46
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 56 km W
from Ciudad Valles
May 9, 2024 10:02
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 291 km SSE
from Ciudad Valles
May 5, 2024 04:27
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 33 km SW
from Ciudad Valles
May 5, 2024 04:17
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 29 km NW
from Ciudad Valles
May 5, 2024 02:37
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 41 km SW
from Ciudad Valles
May 1, 2024 13:17
(Mexico City)
M 3.5 167 km NNW
from Matehuala
Apr 29, 2024 17:01
(Mexico City)
M 3.7 293 km NNE
from Matehuala
Apr 25, 2024 04:16
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 71 km NW
from Ciudad Valles
Apr 25, 2024 04:14
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 149 km SW
from San Luis Potosí
Apr 23, 2024 01:44
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 45 km SW
from Ciudad Valles
Apr 22, 2024 14:39
(Mexico City)
M 3.8 252 km ENE
from Matehuala
Apr 22, 2024 02:56
(Mexico City)
M 3.0 176 km NE
from Matehuala
Apr 22, 2024 01:35
(Mexico City)
M 3.3 173 km NE
from Matehuala
Apr 21, 2024 04:44
(Mexico City)
M 3.6 209 km SE
from San Luis Potosí
Apr 20, 2024 08:30
(Mexico City)
M 4.0 37 km W
from Ciudad Valles

Map of Latest Earthquakes near San Luis Potosí

San Luis Potosí Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
9 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
Jul 18, 2024 04:32

Average

A total of 99 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of San Luis Potosí, Mexico in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 9 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near San Luis Potosí in 2021. A total of 24 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of San Luis Potosí that year. The strongest had a 4.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of San Luis Potosí in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near San Luis Potosí 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 San Luis Potosí (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 98 98.99%
Mag. 5 1 1.01%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near San Luis Potosí

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On May 16, 2023 13:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.7
On Nov 19, 1912 07:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near San Luis Potosí occurred on May 16, 2023 13:22 local time (America/Mexico_City timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 82 kilometers (51 mi) south-east of Matehuala, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near San Luis Potosí in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.7 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1912 07:18, 286 kilometers (178 mi) south-east of Ciudad Valles. It is the strongest earthquake near San Luis Potosí 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 San Luis Potosí, 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 San Luis Potosí.

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List of strongest earthquakes near San Luis Potosí.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 16, 2023 13:22
(Mexico City)
M 5.0 82 km SE
from Matehuala
Jun 5, 2023 13:01
(Mexico City)
M 4.6 129 km NE
from San Luis Potosí
Sep 5, 2021 21:31
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 63 km S
from San Luis Potosí
Sep 5, 2021 23:49
(Mexico City)
M 4.4 55 km SSW
from San Luis Potosí
May 21, 2023 01:29
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 80 km SE
from Matehuala
Dec 22, 2017 12:58
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 265 km SE
from Ciudad Valles
Apr 29, 2018 17:00
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 85 km NE
from San Luis Potosí
May 8, 2018 06:11
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 270 km NW
from Matehuala
Sep 4, 2021 05:35
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 52 km S
from San Luis Potosí
May 26, 2019 04:10
(Mexico City)
M 4.3 163 km NNE
from San Luis Potosí

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near San Luis Potosí

Earthquakes by city in San Luis Potosí

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

Use this regional San Luis Potosí earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Rioverde, Ciudad Fernández, Tamazunchale, Ébano, Salinas de Hidalgo, Tamuín and Cárdenas.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near San Luis Potosí.

When was the last earthquake in San Luis Potosí, Mexico?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near San Luis Potosí on the night of July 18, 2024 at 04:32 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 89km northwest of Ciudad Valles at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near San Luis Potosí, Mexico in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near San Luis Potosí, Mexico?

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit near San Luis Potosí on the morning of November 19, 1912 at 07:18 local time (America/Mexico_City). The center of this earthquake was located 286km south-southwest of Ciudad Valles at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near San Luis Potosí since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near San Luis Potosí, Mexico?

In the past 10 years, 99 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from San Luis Potosí. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 37 days.