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Largest earthquakes in or near Isla del Espiritu Santo, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 2, 2022 05:32 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 17 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 75 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Isla del Espiritu Santo has had 17 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above and 75 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.5 | 158 km E of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.7 | 131 km NE of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (92 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Oct 2, 2022 1:00 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 2, 2022 19:00 GMT)
5.5

21 km
399 km (248 mi)158 km east of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico 50 reportsMore
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
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
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 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
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
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
Apr 16, 2012 03:27 GMT
5.3

10 km
136 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Jul 26, 2011 19:40 GMT
5.1

13 km
119 km northeast of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Jul 26, 2011 17:44 GMT
6.0

12 km
73 km southwest of Topolobampo, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Mar 13, 2011 08:35 GMT
5.0

10 km
51 km south of Isla La Lechuguilla Island, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Mar 12, 2011 20:16 GMT
5.0

10 km
70 km southwest of Los Mochis, Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico More
Mar 12, 2011 17:13 GMT
5.2

10 km
53 km southwest of Isla La Lechuguilla Island, Sinaloa, Mexico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.7 x 1015 joules (1305 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.1 x 106 tons of TNT or 70.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico (SLBS/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico: 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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Isla del Espiritu Santo Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Isla del Espiritu Santo?

The last earthquake in Isla del Espiritu Santo occurred 8 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 158 km east of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Isla del Espiritu Santo since 1900?

Since 1900, Isla del Espiritu Santo, Baja California Sur, Mexico had 92 quakes up to magnitude 6.7.

What was the strongest quake in Isla del Espiritu Santo since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Isla del Espiritu Santo since 1900 occurred 12 years ago: Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 131 km northeast of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 17:53 GMT.

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