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Largest earthquakes in or near Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 15, 2022 08:27 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 17 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 132 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Chiapa de Corzo has had 2 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 17 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 132 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

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

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.8 | 39 km SE of Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (151 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Dec 13, 2021 1:03 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 07:03 GMT)
5.6

180 km
34 km (21 mi)4.8 km north of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico 75 reportsMoreMap
Dec 1, 2021 9:20 am (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2021 15:20 GMT)
5.0

2 km
173 km (107 mi)47 km east of Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Sep 23, 2021 8:59 pm (GMT -5) (Sep 24, 2021 01:59 GMT)
5.1

84 km
124 km (77 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 50 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico 7 reportsMoreMap
2021-07-25 00:21:31 (Hora de México) (Jul 25, 2021 05:21 GMT)
5.0

214 km
96 km (60 mi)72 km southwest of Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico 5 reportsMoreMap
Jun 19, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 19, 2021 18:57 GMT)
5.4

227 km
110 km (68 mi)61 km southwest of Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Mar 15, 2021 11:54 am (GMT -6) (Mar 15, 2021 17:54 GMT)
5.3

190 km
96 km (60 mi)34 km south of Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico MoreMap
Mar 12, 2021 5:25 am (GMT -6) (Mar 12, 2021 11:25 GMT)
5.0

16 km
234 km (145 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 90 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 2 reportsMoreMap
Nov 29, 2020 2:07 am (GMT -6) (Nov 29, 2020 08:07 GMT)
5.9

17 km
69 km (43 mi)9.3 km west of Agua Fria, Tila, Chiapas, Mexico 10 reportsMoreMap
2020-04-15 03:44:43 (Apr 15, 2020 09:44 GMT)
5.3

49 km
214 km (133 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 115 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 4 reportsMoreMap
Aug 12, 2019 20:39 GMT
5.5

97 km
163 km (101 mi)89 km southwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico 40 reportsMoreMap
Apr 1, 2019 03:35 GMT
5.0

10 km
147 km (91 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 41 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico 8 reportsMoreMap
Dec 21, 2018 01:59 GMT
5.0

10 km
198 km (123 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
Oct 1, 2018 21:43 GMT
5.1

151 km
99 km (62 mi)22 km north of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico 21 reportsMoreMap
Jun 26, 2018 18:02 GMT
5.0

10 km
165 km (103 mi)4.8 km south of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 6 reportsMoreMap
Mar 6, 2018 20:41 GMT
5.0

10 km
217 km (135 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 2 reportsMoreMap
Feb 21, 2018 16:11 GMT
5.0

10 km
229 km (142 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico 1 reportMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.1 x 1016 joules (11421 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 614.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Chiapa de Corzo Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Chiapa de Corzo?

The last earthquake in Chiapa de Corzo occurred 22 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 4.8 km north of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Dec 13, 2021 at 1:03 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Chiapa de Corzo since 1900?

Since 1900, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico had 151 quakes up to magnitude 7.8.

What was the strongest quake in Chiapa de Corzo since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Chiapa de Corzo since 1900 occurred 120 years ago: Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - 39 km southeast of Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, September 23, 1902 at 20:18 GMT.

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