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Largest earthquakes in or near Nueva Argentina, Chiapas, Mexico, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Apr 10, 2022 15:56 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 8
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 50 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 335 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Nueva Argentina has had 1 quake of magnitude 8.1, 8 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 50 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 335 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 134 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 88 km SW of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (394 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Mar 10, 2022 1:34 pm (GMT -6) (Mar 10, 2022 19:34 GMT)
5.1

16 km
159 km (99 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 134 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico MoreMap
Feb 16, 2022 1:12 am (GMT -6) (Feb 16, 2022 07:12 GMT)
6.2

84 km
45 km (28 mi)33 km southwest of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala 773 reportsMoreMap
Feb 2, 2022 5:42 am (GMT -6) (Feb 2, 2022 11:42 GMT)
5.0

15 km
195 km (121 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 169 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 13, 2021 1:03 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 07:03 GMT)
5.6

180 km
34 km (21 mi)4.8 km north of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico 72 reportsMoreMap
Sep 23, 2021 8:59 pm (GMT -5) (Sep 24, 2021 01:59 GMT)
5.1

84 km
124 km (77 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 50 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico 6 reportsMoreMap
2021-07-25 00:21:31 (Hora de México) (Jul 25, 2021 05:21 GMT)
5.0

214 km
96 km (60 mi)72 km southwest of Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico 3 reportsMoreMap
2021-06-21 21:25:17 (Hora de México) (Jun 22, 2021 02:25 GMT)
5.0

95 km
18 km (11 mi)20 km west of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico 16 reportsMoreMap
Jun 19, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 19, 2021 18:57 GMT)
5.4

227 km
110 km (68 mi)61 km southwest of Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
12 Jun 8:58 pm (GMT -6) (Jun 13, 2021 02:58 GMT)
5.4

102 km
106 km (66 mi)37 km southwest of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala 145 reportsMoreMap
Feb 22, 2021 9:21 am (GMT -6) (Feb 22, 2021 15:21 GMT)
5.0

16 km
121 km (75 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico MoreMap
Nov 11, 2020 9:21 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 12, 2020 03:21 GMT)
5.1

10 km
72 km (45 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southeast of Champerico, Guatemala 6 reportsMoreMap
2020-10-25 06:47:57 (Hora de México) (Oct 25, 2020 12:47 GMT)
5.1

48 km
72 km (45 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico 13 reportsMoreMap
2020-10-12 00:06:54 (Oct 12, 2020 06:06 GMT)
5.0

98 km
42 km (26 mi)12 km south of Flores Costa Cuca, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 20 reportsMoreMap
2020-10-11 23:13:50 (Hora de México) (Oct 12, 2020 04:13 GMT)
5.5

6 km
156 km (97 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 177 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
2020-09-22 16:56:34 (Sep 22, 2020 22:56 GMT)
5.4

33 km
89 km (55 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 16 km south of Ocos, Ocós, San Marcos, Guatemala 7 reportsMoreMap
2020-09-19 00:03:01 (Sep 19, 2020 06:03 GMT)
5.3

33 km
63 km (39 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico 10 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1017 joules (46246 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4 x 107 tons of TNT or 2487 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Nueva Argentina Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Nueva Argentina?

The last earthquake in Nueva Argentina occurred 11 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 134 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Thursday, Mar 10, 2022 at 1:34 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Nueva Argentina since 1900?

Since 1900, Nueva Argentina, Chiapas, Mexico had 394 quakes up to magnitude 8.1.

What was the strongest quake in Nueva Argentina since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Nueva Argentina since 1900 occurred 5 years ago: Major magnitude 8.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 04:49 GMT.

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