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Latest quakes in or near Mexico and Central America in the past 24 hours on Sunday, December 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 4, 2022 06:10 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 38 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 17 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 30 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Mexico and Central America was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.0, 5 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 38 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 17 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 30 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred in Departamento del Choco, Colombia, 18 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.2 | Provincia de Alajuela, 49 km E of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 5.0 | Departamento del Choco, 59 km SW of Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Mexico and Central America (updated )

Past 24 hours82 quakes16 quakes M2+38 quakes M3+6 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 7 days621 quakes166 quakes M2+250 quakes M3+40 quakes M4+3 quakes M5+
Past 30 days2,674 quakes702 quakes M2+1,106 quakes M3+228 quakes M4+7 quakes M5+2 quakes M6+
Past 90 days8,297 quakes2,106 quakes M2+3,403 quakes M3+724 quakes M4+26 quakes M5+4 quakes M6+1 quake M7+
Past 365 days30,041 quakes6,888 quakes M2+13,245 quakes M3+2,459 quakes M4+67 quakes M5+10 quakes M6+1 quake M7+
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Showing quakes magnitude 1.7 or higher (67 out of 91 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sunday, December 4, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 3, 2022 11:47 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 4, 2022 05:47 GMT)
2.2

174 km
Provincia de Alajuela, 49 km east of Liberia, Costa Rica More
Dec 3, 2022 11:39 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 4, 2022 04:39 GMT)
3.7

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 109 km southwest of Santiago, Provincia de Veraguas, Panama
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 10:16 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 4, 2022 04:16 GMT)
2.9

2 km
North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 8:22 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 4, 2022 01:22 GMT)
2.2

2.4 km
13 km northwest of Frontino, Antioquia, Colombia More
Saturday, December 3, 2022 GMT (63 quakes)
Dec 3, 2022 6:52 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 3, 2022 23:52 GMT)
1.8

2.1 km
Departamento del Choco, 127 km southwest of Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia More
Dec 3, 2022 6:24 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 3, 2022 23:24 GMT)
4.1

8 km
North Pacific Ocean, 108 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 5:18 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 23:18 GMT)
3.3

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Mazatenango, Suchitepeque, Guatemala
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 4:39 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 22:39 GMT)
3.3

14 km
23 km northwest of Apatzingan, Michoacan, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 4:37 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 22:37 GMT)
2.7

19 km
13 km east of Buena Vista, San Luis Acatlan, Guerrero, Mexico More
Dec 3, 2022 4:02 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 22:02 GMT)
3.0

13 km
35 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 3:36 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 21:36 GMT)
3.0

4 km
27 km east of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 3:02 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 21:02 GMT)
4.2

7 km
76 km south of San Isidro, Pérez Zeledon, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica
I FELT IT - 5 reports
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Dec 3, 2022 2:57 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 20:57 GMT)
3.3

12 km
49 km southeast of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 12:54 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 3, 2022 20:54 GMT)
3.2

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 2:43 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 20:43 GMT)
3.5

4 km
8.6 km southeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 2:39 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 20:39 GMT)
3.9

1 km
14 km south of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 2:20 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 20:20 GMT)
4.2

24 km
22 km west of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Dec 3, 2022 2:03 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 20:03 GMT)
3.2

14 km
North Pacific Ocean, 18 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 1:51 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2022 19:51 GMT)
3.5

9 km
Jalisco, 49 km northwest of Colima, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 11:45 am (GMT -8) (Dec 3, 2022 19:45 GMT)
3.7

11 km
40 km northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 3, 2022 12:05 pm (GMT -7) (Dec 3, 2022 19:05 GMT)
3.6

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southwest of Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3 x 1012 joules (834 megawatt hours, equivalent to 718 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station Montecristo, El Salvador: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Mexico and Central America Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Mexico and Central America?

The last earthquake in Mexico and Central America occurred 24 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Provincia de Alajuela, 49 km east of Liberia, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 11:47 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Mexico and Central America today?

In the past 24 hours, Mexico and Central America had 67 quakes up to magnitude 5.0.

What was the strongest quake in Mexico and Central America today?

The strongest earthquake in Mexico and Central America today occurred 18 hours ago: Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Departamento del Choco, 59 km southwest of Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia, on Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 6:41 am (GMT -5).

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