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

Updated: Aug 25, 2022 00:41 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 38 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 120 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Sinaloa has had 38 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above and 120 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.0 | Mexico -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.9 | 132 km SW of Navolato, Sinaloa, Mexico -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (158 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jan 11, 2022 3:47 am (GMT -7) (Jan 11, 2022 10:47 GMT)
5.0

16 km
307 km (191 mi)Mexico More
Dec 13, 2021 7:31 pm (GMT -7) (Dec 14, 2021 02:31 GMT)
5.0

5 km
304 km (189 mi)94 km south of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 18 reportsMore
Dec 4, 2021 1:11 am (GMT -7) (Dec 4, 2021 08:11 GMT)
5.0

15 km
287 km (178 mi)84 km south of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 9 reportsMore
Sep 23, 2021 10:47 am (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2021 16:47 GMT)
5.6

10 km
362 km (225 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 219 km south of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico 19 reportsMore
2021-07-24 22:38:57 (Hora de México) (Jul 25, 2021 03:38 GMT)
5.3

16 km
401 km (249 mi)140 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico 9 reportsMore
May 22, 2020 08:46 GMT
6.1

10 km
320 km (199 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 173 km southwest of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico 23 reportsMore
Mar 29, 2017 15:15 GMT
5.2

10 km
176 km (109 mi)78 km southwest of Higuera de Zaragoza, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 5 reportsMore
Oct 13, 2016 03:55 GMT
5.3

10 km
199 km (124 mi)50 km southwest of Isla La Lechuguilla Island, Sinaloa, Mexico 1 reportMore
2015-09-13 01:27:17 -07:00 (Sep 13, 2015 08:27 GMT)
5.2

10 km
245 km (152 mi)64 km southwest of Los Mochis, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 2 reportsMore
Sep 13, 2015 08:14 GMT
6.6

10 km
263 km (163 mi)76 km southwest of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 1 reportMore
Sep 13, 2015 07:57 GMT
5.6

10 km
275 km (171 mi)74 km south of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Aug 7, 2015 06:52 GMT
5.1

10 km
369 km (229 mi)80 km northeast of La Rivera, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Aug 7, 2015 05:53 GMT
5.0

10 km
393 km (244 mi)144 km southwest of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Aug 7, 2015 04:35 GMT
5.3

10 km
392 km (244 mi)89 km northeast of La Rivera, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico 2 reportsMore
Dec 25, 2014 06:45 GMT
5.1

10 km
345 km (214 mi)140 km east of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Oct 8, 2014 02:40 GMT
6.1

10 km
409 km (254 mi)145 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico 1 reportMore
Saturday, October 19, 2013 10:54:56 (Oct 19, 2013 17:54 GMT)
6.5

8 km
132 km (82 mi)82 km southwest of Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico 4 reportsMore
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 09:28 (Jan 13, 2013 16:28 GMT)
5.6

10.1 km
151 km (94 mi)117 km west of Los Mochis, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico 2 reportsMore
Sun, 7 Oct 2012 23:26 (Oct 8, 2012 06:26 GMT)
6.0

9.9 km
238 km (148 mi)84 km southwest of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Fri, 5 Oct 2012 13:02 (Oct 5, 2012 20:02 GMT)
5.0

1 km
429 km (267 mi)115 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:45 (Sep 25, 2012 23:45 GMT)
6.2

10.1 km
220 km (137 mi)43 km east of Isla San Francisco Island, Baja California Sur, Mexico 2 reportsMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1016 joules (3734 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.2 x 106 tons of TNT or 200.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: HIDALGO DEL PARRAL (HPIG/MX network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station HIDALGO DEL PARRAL: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Sinaloa Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Sinaloa?

The last earthquake in Sinaloa occurred 37 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mexico on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:47 am (GMT -7).

How many quakes were there in Sinaloa since 1900?

Since 1900, Sinaloa, Mexico had 158 quakes up to magnitude 6.9.

What was the strongest quake in Sinaloa since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Sinaloa since 1900 occurred 100 years ago: Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - 132 km southwest of Navolato, Sinaloa, Mexico, on Monday, June 12, 1922 at 04:47 GMT.

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