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Latest quakes in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.6 earthquake 49 km north of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, Mexico - Feb 18, 2024 - 11 days ago
Strongest since 2023Mag. 5.7 47 km southwest of Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico - Dec 7, 2023 - 12 weeks ago
Updated: Feb 29, 2024 23:00 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake in or near Xicotlan, find out which quakes are happening right now!

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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Xicotlan in the past 24 hours.

Since 2023, Xicotlan has had 73 quakes of magnitudes above 2 and up to 5.7:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 66 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
Strongest: Mag. 5.7 Earthquake 47 km SW of Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico -
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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 2023, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (73 quakes):
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Feb 18, 11:51 am (Mexico City)
Feb 18, 17:51 GMT

3.6

7.9 km
8 km (5 mi) to the SE 49 km north of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, Mexico More
Thursday, February 15, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 15, 02:43 am (Mexico City)
Feb 15, 08:43 GMT

3.9

47 km
3 km (1.9 mi) to the E 48 km southwest of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 14, 04:35 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 14, 22:35 GMT

3.0

40 km
5 km (3.1 mi) to the N 48 km south of Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico More
Thursday, February 8, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 8, 03:11 am (Mexico City)
Feb 8, 09:11 GMT

3.7

48 km
17 km (10.6 mi) to the SE Puebla, 50 km northeast of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, Mexico More
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 6, 02:36 am (Mexico City)
Feb 6, 08:36 GMT

2.9

56 km
15 km (9.3 mi) to the SE 43 km north of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, Mexico More
Saturday, February 3, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 3, 01:00 am (Mexico City)
Feb 3, 07:00 GMT

2.8

47 km
2 km (1.2 mi) to the E 49 km west of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
Friday, February 2, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 1, 11:50 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 2, 05:50 GMT

3.4

55 km
31 km (19 mi) to the W 49 km northeast of Chilapa de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico More
Feb 1, 09:17 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 2, 03:17 GMT

3.4

10.3 km
27 km (17 mi) to the W 46 km southeast of Huitzuco de los Figueroa, Guerrero, Mexico More
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 01:33 am (Mexico City)
Jan 30, 07:33 GMT

3.4

55 km
38 km (24 mi) to the SW 35 km northeast of Chilapa de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico More
Saturday, January 20, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 20, 11:16 am (Mexico City)
Jan 20, 17:16 GMT

3.2

50 km
32 km (20 mi) to the E 17 km west of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
Jan 20, 10:00 am (Mexico City)
Jan 20, 16:00 GMT

3.4

51 km
45 km (28 mi) to the E 6.3 km south of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.3 x 1013 joules (6.46 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5560 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station TLAPA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Earthquake statistics

Number of quakes per year

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The apparent increase in the number of quakes since around 2010 is not because seismic activity has increased, but mostly due to three factors:
1) We only started to systematically collect seismic data for smaller quakes worldwide since 2010.
2) The number of seismic networks around the world and their sensitivity to detect smaller quakes has increased drastically in recent years.
3) Data availability through the internet has increased significantly as well. Many national agencies only started reporting earthquakes publicly in the past 10 years or so.

Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 341 quakes on average per year in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.05 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 20.8 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.06 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 17.9 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.24 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 4.2 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 2.8 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 32.6 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 33.5 quakes per year
Xicotlan has a high level of seismic activity. Xicotlan has had at least 6 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 20 to 25 years.

Number of recent quakes in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico, by magnitude

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3 years
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Mag
 
Number of quakes (8 in total as 100%)
7+
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no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
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no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
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no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
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no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
6 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (75%)
2+
2 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (25%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (160 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
1 quake
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.63%)
4+
5 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.13%)
3+
146 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (91.25%)
2+
8 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (5%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 30 days8 quakesno data26----
Past 3 years160 quakesno data814651--
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Number of earthquakes over time

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2023
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Xicotlan Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico?

Xicotlan has a high level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 341 quakes on average per year in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico. Xicotlan has had at least 6 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 20 to 25 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Xicotlan?

The last earthquake in Xicotlan occurred 11 days ago:

A moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit 49 km (30 mi) away from Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero,  Mexico, in the morning of Sunday, Feb 18, 2024 at 11.51 am local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 7.9 km (4.9 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Xicotlan since 2023?

Since 2023, Xicotlan has been shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.7, 2 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 66 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Xicotlan since 2023?

The strongest earthquake in Xicotlan since 2023 occurred 12 weeks ago:

A strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit 47 km (29 mi) away from Matamoros, Puebla,  Mexico, in the early afternoon of Thursday, Dec 7, 2023 at 2.03 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a shallow depth of 48 km (30 mi) and was felt over a large region.

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Largest Quakes in or near Xicotlan, Puebla, Mexico

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