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Past earthquakes in La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Chiapas, Mexico: December 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 23, 2022 08:59 GMT -
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Quakes during December 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 35 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 80 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
During December 2021, La Esperanza (El Zapotal) was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.6, 35 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 80 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.6 | 4.8 km N of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 1:55 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 31, 2021 19:55 GMT)
3.7

72 km
North Pacific Ocean, Mexico MoreMap
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 3:18 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 21:18 GMT)
3.8

114 km
Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 4:15 am (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 10:15 GMT)
3.8

99 km
North Pacific Ocean, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 3:49 am (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 09:49 GMT)
3.8

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 2:07 am (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 08:07 GMT)
3.8

146 km
Mexico: 33 Km Al NOROESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS MoreMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 29, 2021 11:55 am (GMT -6) (Dec 29, 2021 17:55 GMT)
3.9

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 65 km east of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 29, 2021 11:30 am (GMT -6) (Dec 29, 2021 17:30 GMT)
3.6

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 127 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 29, 2021 2:02 am (GMT -6) (Dec 29, 2021 08:02 GMT)
4.0

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 128 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 28, 2021 9:12 am (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 15:12 GMT)
4.5

103 km
Oaxaca, 26 km northwest of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico 3 reportsMoreMap
Dec 28, 2021 2:38 am (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 08:38 GMT)
3.7

10 km
50 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 27, 2021 10:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 04:56 GMT)
4.3

104 km
18 km southeast of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 27, 2021 4:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 27, 2021 22:56 GMT)
3.8

9 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 27, 2021 3:06 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 27, 2021 21:06 GMT)
3.8

78 km
North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 27, 2021 4:55 am (GMT -6) (Dec 27, 2021 10:55 GMT)
3.7

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 120 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 26, 2021 4:15 am (GMT -6) (Dec 26, 2021 10:15 GMT)
3.4

91 km
7.3 km west of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 25, 2021 8:26 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 26, 2021 02:26 GMT)
4.3

19 km
North Pacific Ocean, 137 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1013 joules (7.19 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6188 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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