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Past earthquakes in Chiapas, Mexico: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 16, 2022 22:09 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 168 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 745 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Chiapas was shaken by 6 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 168 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 745 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 9 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 or higher (175 out of 928 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
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
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 25, 2021 1:57 am (GMT -6) (Dec 25, 2021 07:57 GMT)
4.0

145 km
25 km northwest of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Sunday, December 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 19, 2021 10:43 am (GMT -6) (Dec 19, 2021 16:43 GMT)
4.0

122 km
Oaxaca, 58 km west of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (2 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
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2021 12:51 am (GMT -6) (Dec 15, 2021 06:51 GMT)
4.1

158 km
16 km southeast of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
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 73 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2021 10:50 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 8, 2021 04:50 GMT)
4.1

97 km
North Pacific Ocean, 40 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Monday, December 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 6, 2021 1:33 am (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2021 07:33 GMT)
4.2

102 km
16 km southwest of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 2, 2021 12:05 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 2, 2021 18:05 GMT)
4.0

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 82 km southwest of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 1, 2021 9:20 am (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2021 15:20 GMT)
5.0

2 km
47 km east of Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Monday, November 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 22, 2021 7:27 am (GMT -6) (Nov 22, 2021 13:27 GMT)
4.2

160 km
Oaxaca, 60 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Saturday, November 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 19, 2021 11:54 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 20, 2021 05:54 GMT)
4.5

176 km
64 km south of Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico MoreMap
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 17, 2021 1:28 am (GMT -6) (Nov 17, 2021 07:28 GMT)
4.1

151 km
5.8 km west of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Saturday, November 13, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 13, 2021 1:47 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 13, 2021 19:47 GMT)
4.0

138 km
Oaxaca, 48 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Friday, November 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 12, 2021 12:54 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 12, 2021 18:54 GMT)
4.0

17 km
North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.8 x 1013 joules (16 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 13743 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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