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Latest quakes in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake 20 km north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 19, 2024 -
Strongest since 2023Mag. 5.4 35 km northeast of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico - Apr 3, 2023 -
Updated: Mar 3, 2024 17:07 GMT -
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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan in the past 24 hours.
Since 2023, Ciénega de Zimatlan has had 139 quakes of magnitudes above 3 and up to 5.4:
  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 25 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 113 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Latest: Mag. 3.7 Earthquake 20 km N of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico -

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Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 19, 02:06 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 19, 20:06 GMT
3.7

70 km
37 km (23 mi) to the N 20 km north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Thursday, February 1, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 1, 03:58 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 1, 21:58 GMT
3.5

27 km
2 km (1.2 mi) to the NE 16 km south of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Monday, January 29, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 29, 03:27 am (Mexico City)
Jan 29, 09:27 GMT
3.4

54 km
6 km (3.7 mi) to the SE 25 km south of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Saturday, January 27, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 27, 05:11 am (Mexico City)
Jan 27, 11:11 GMT
4.1

63 km
28 km (17 mi) to the E 32 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 23, 02:13 pm (Mexico City)
Jan 23, 20:13 GMT
3.4

67 km
32 km (20 mi) to the N 15 km north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Sunday, January 21, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 21, 04:26 pm (Mexico City)
Jan 21, 22:26 GMT
3.8

29 km
44 km (27 mi) to the SE 60 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Thursday, January 11, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 11, 04:49 am (Mexico City)
Jan 11, 10:49 GMT
3.3

3 km
49 km (30 mi) to the SW 53 km northwest of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 9, 09:52 am (Mexico City)
Jan 9, 15:52 GMT
4.1

69 km
15 km (9.3 mi) to the E 26 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico 1 reportInfo
Monday, January 1, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 1, 09:34 am (Mexico City)
Jan 1, 15:34 GMT
3.5

52 km
27 km (17 mi) to the SW 45 km southwest of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Thursday, December 28, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 28, 2023 02:11 pm (Mexico City)
Dec 28, 2023 20:11 GMT
3.1

68 km
46 km (29 mi) to the N 30 km north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Dec 27, 2023 11:32 pm (Mexico City)
Dec 28, 2023 05:32 GMT
4.1

75 km
41 km (25 mi) to the NE 25 km northeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico 1 reportInfo
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.15 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2709 tons of TNT or 0.2 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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Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 483 quakes on average per year in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.09 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 11.1 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.13 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 7.7 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.43 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 2.3 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 10.4 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 46 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 47 quakes per year
Ciénega de Zimatlan has a very high level of seismic activity. Ciénega de Zimatlan has had at least 11 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 10 to 15 years.

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Ciénega de Zimatlan Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico?

Ciénega de Zimatlan has a very high level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 483 quakes on average per year in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico. Ciénega de Zimatlan has had at least 11 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 10 to 15 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Ciénega de Zimatlan?

The last earthquake in Ciénega de Zimatlan occurred 13 days ago and had a magnitude of 3.7:

Mag. 3.7 earthquake 20 km north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 19, 2024 -

A moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit 19.5 km (12 mi) away from Oaxaca, Oaxaca,  Mexico, in the early afternoon of Monday, Feb 19, 2024 at 2.06 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a moderate depth of 70 km (43 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Ciénega de Zimatlan since 2023?

Since 2023, Ciénega de Zimatlan has been shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.4, 25 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 113 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

What was the strongest quake in Ciénega de Zimatlan since 2023?

The strongest earthquake in Ciénega de Zimatlan since 2023 had a magnitude of 5.4 and occurred 48 weeks ago:

A strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit 35 km (22 mi) away from Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca,  Mexico, in the evening of Monday, Apr 3, 2023 at 8.11 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 30 km (18 mi) and was felt over a large region.

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Largest Quakes in or near Ciénega de Zimatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico

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