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Largest earthquakes in or near La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Chiapas, Mexico, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Mar 14, 2022 19:09 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 8
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 52 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 365 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, La Esperanza (El Zapotal) has had 1 quake of magnitude 8.1, 8 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 52 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 365 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 123 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, 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 (426 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Mar 12, 2022 6:01 pm (GMT -6) (Mar 13, 2022 00:01 GMT)
5.1

18 km
215 km (134 mi)Mexico: 120 Km Al SUROESTE De PIJIJIAPAN, CHIS 2 reportsMoreMap
Mar 10, 2022 1:34 pm (GMT -6) (Mar 10, 2022 19:34 GMT)
5.1

16 km
159 km (99 mi)Mexico: 123 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS MoreMap
Feb 2, 2022 5:42 am (GMT -6) (Feb 2, 2022 11:42 GMT)
5.0

15 km
195 km (121 mi)Mexico: 159 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 13, 2021 1:03 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 07:03 GMT)
5.6

180 km
34 km (21 mi)Mexico: 5 Km Al NORTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS 72 reportsMoreMap
Sep 23, 2021 8:59 pm (GMT -5) (Sep 24, 2021 01:59 GMT)
5.1

84 km
124 km (77 mi)Mexico: 52 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS 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)Mexico: 48 Km Al NORESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS 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)Near Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 16 reportsMoreMap
Jun 19, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 19, 2021 18:57 GMT)
5.4

227 km
110 km (68 mi)Mexico: 49 Km Al SUR De VENUSTIANO CARRANZA, CHIS MoreMap
Apr 23, 2021 9:33 am (GMT -6) (Apr 23, 2021 15:33 GMT)
5.0

11 km
242 km (150 mi)84 Km Al Sureste De Salina Cruz, México, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Mar 13, 2021 11:23 am (GMT -6) (Mar 13, 2021 17:23 GMT)
5.5

10 km
245 km (152 mi)192 Km Al Sur De Buenavista, México, Mexico MoreMap
Mar 12, 2021 5:25 am (GMT -6) (Mar 12, 2021 11:25 GMT)
5.0

16 km
234 km (145 mi)90 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 27, 2021 4:27 am (GMT -6) (Feb 27, 2021 10:27 GMT)
5.0

18 km
113 km (70 mi)54 Km Al Sur De San Marcos, Guatemala MoreMap
Feb 22, 2021 9:21 am (GMT -6) (Feb 22, 2021 15:21 GMT)
5.0

16 km
121 km (75 mi)144 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico MoreMap
Nov 11, 2020 9:21 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 12, 2020 03:21 GMT)
5.1

10 km
72 km (45 mi)4 Km Al Suroeste De Tulate, 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)71 Km Al SUROESTE De TAPACHULA, CHIS, Mexico 13 reportsMoreMap
2020-10-12 00:06:54 (Oct 12, 2020 06:06 GMT)
5.0

98 km
42 km (26 mi)- 4 km NE of Nuevo San Carlos, Guatemala 20 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1017 joules (46237 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4 x 107 tons of TNT or 2486.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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La Esperanza (El Zapotal) Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in La Esperanza (El Zapotal)?

The last earthquake in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) occurred 11 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 123 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 at 6:01 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) since 1900?

Since 1900, La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Chiapas, Mexico had 426 quakes up to magnitude 8.1.

What was the strongest quake in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in La Esperanza (El Zapotal) 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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