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Latest quakes in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.2 earthquake 28 km southwest of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico - 12 hours ago
Strongest since 2024Mag. 4.2 13 km south of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico - Jan 13, 2024 - 7 weeks ago
Updated: Feb 29, 2024 21:47 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, find out which quakes are happening right now!

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In the past 24 hours, San Juan Cacahuatepec has had one quake of magnitude 3.2.

Since 2024, San Juan Cacahuatepec has had 82 quakes of magnitudes above 3 and up to 4.2:

  • 7 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 75 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Latest today: Mag. 3.2 Earthquake 28 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico -
Strongest: Mag. 4.2 Earthquake 13 km S of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico -
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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 2024, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (83 quakes):
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Depth
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Feb 29, 03:57 am (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 09:57 GMT

3.2

16 km
38 km (24 mi) to the W 28 km southwest of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 27, 12:31 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 27, 18:31 GMT

3.4

11 km
35 km (22 mi) to the W 18 km west of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Monday, February 26, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 26, 03:07 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 26, 21:07 GMT

3.6

34 km
42 km (26 mi) to the W 26 km west of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Feb 26, 02:56 pm (GMT -6)
Feb 26, 20:56 GMT

3.5

15 km
28 km (17 mi) to the S 11 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Feb 26, 01:44 pm (GMT -6)
Feb 26, 19:44 GMT

3.1

13 km
33 km (21 mi) to the S 9.8 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Saturday, February 24, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 24, 03:16 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 24, 21:16 GMT

3.0

1.5 km
26 km (16 mi) to the SE 7.9 km east of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Feb 24, 03:13 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 24, 21:13 GMT

3.4

14 km
33 km (21 mi) to the S 11 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Feb 24, 01:58 am (Mexico City)
Feb 24, 07:58 GMT

3.3

2.9 km
20 km (12 mi) to the W 7.1 km south of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Friday, February 23, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 23, 10:45 am (Mexico City)
Feb 23, 16:45 GMT

3.2

50 km
49 km (30 mi) to the W 33 km west of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
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Thursday, February 22, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 22, 02:49 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 22, 20:49 GMT

3.8

6 km
35 km (22 mi) to the S 10 km south of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Feb 22, 04:48 am (Mexico City)
Feb 22, 10:48 GMT

3.3

8.1 km
38 km (24 mi) to the S 15 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1012 joules (388 megawatt hours, equivalent to 334 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Earthquake statistics

Number of quakes per year

Note:
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 11,000 quakes on average per year in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.11 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 9.1 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.24 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 4.2 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 2 quakes per year
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 63 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 1,100 quakes per year (or 3.1 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 1,100 quakes per year (or 3.1 quakes per day)
San Juan Cacahuatepec has a very high level of seismic activity. San Juan Cacahuatepec has had at least 14 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

Number of recent quakes in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, by magnitude

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Mag
 
Number of quakes (9 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
-
no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
9 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (100%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (40 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
2 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (5%)
3+
38 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (95%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (122 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
13 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (10.66%)
3+
109 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (89.34%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (677 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
41 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (6.06%)
3+
618 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (91.29%)
2+
18 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (2.66%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (2,897 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
2 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.07%)
4+
117 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (4.04%)
3+
2,725 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (94.06%)
2+
53 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (1.83%)
below M2
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Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 24 hours1 quakeno data-1----
Past 7 days9 quakesno data-9----
Past 30 days40 quakesno data-382---
Past 90 days122 quakesno data-10913---
Past 365 days677 quakesno data1861841---
Past 3 years2,897 quakesno data532,7251172--
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San Juan Cacahuatepec Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico?

San Juan Cacahuatepec 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 11,000 quakes on average per year in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. San Juan Cacahuatepec has had at least 14 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

When was the latest earthquake in San Juan Cacahuatepec?

The last earthquake in San Juan Cacahuatepec occurred 12 hours ago:

A light magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit 28 km (17 mi) away from Ometepec, Guerrero,  Mexico, in the early morning of Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 3.57 am local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 16.2 km (10 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in San Juan Cacahuatepec since 2024?

Since 2024, San Juan Cacahuatepec has been shaken by 7 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above and 75 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

What was the strongest quake in San Juan Cacahuatepec since 2024?

The strongest earthquake in San Juan Cacahuatepec since 2024 occurred 7 weeks ago:

A moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit 13.5 km (8 mi) away from Ometepec, Guerrero,  Mexico, in the morning of Saturday, Jan 13, 2024 at 9.04 am local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 32 km (20 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico

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