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

Updated May 25, 2022 10:57 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 10 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 414 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 1300 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, La Esperanza (El Zapotal) was shaken by 10 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 414 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 1300 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

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

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Showing quakes magnitude 4.2 or higher (163 out of 1735 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (2 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 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
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
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
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 25, 2021 8:36 am (GMT -6) (Dec 25, 2021 14:36 GMT)
4.2

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Retalhuleu, Guatemala 1 reportMoreMap
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 8:12 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 02:12 GMT)
4.9

82 km
North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico 11 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 18, 2021 10:29 am (GMT -6) (Dec 18, 2021 16:29 GMT)
4.2

5 km
North Pacific Ocean, 85 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 4:56 am (GMT -6) (Dec 17, 2021 10:56 GMT)
4.3

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 131 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 16, 2021 2:03 am (GMT -6) (Dec 16, 2021 08:03 GMT)
4.2

5 km
26 km south of Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 16, 2021 1:49 am (GMT -6) (Dec 16, 2021 07:49 GMT)
4.6

74 km
North Pacific Ocean, 40 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 15, 2021 10:48 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 16, 2021 04:48 GMT)
4.6

86 km
25 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico 5 reportsMoreMap
Dec 15, 2021 6:59 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 16, 2021 00:59 GMT)
4.8

83 km
North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico 3 reportsMoreMap
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 13, 2021 5:58 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 23:58 GMT)
4.3

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 123 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 13, 2021 1:03 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 07:03 GMT)
5.6

180 km
4.8 km north of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico 75 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 12, 2021 8:38 am (GMT -6) (Dec 12, 2021 14:38 GMT)
4.2

104 km
54 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico MoreMap
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 10:31 am (GMT -6) (Dec 9, 2021 16:31 GMT)
4.2

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 151 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico MoreMap
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2021 1:35 am (GMT -6) (Dec 8, 2021 07:35 GMT)
4.8

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 97 km southwest of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.7 x 1013 joules (26.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 23133 tons of TNT or 1.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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