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Latest quakes in or near San Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.3 earthquake 35 km north of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 20, 2024 -
Strongest since 2024Mag. 4.1 32 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico - Jan 27, 2024 -
Updated: Mar 3, 2024 03:01 GMT -
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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near San Martin Lachila in the past 24 hours.
Since 2024, San Martin Lachila has had 23 quakes of magnitudes above 3 and up to 4.1:
  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 21 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Strongest: Mag. 4.1 Earthquake 32 km SE of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 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 (23 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 20, 12:35 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 20, 18:35 GMT
3.3

22 km
49 km (30 mi) to the S 35 km north of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Thursday, February 8, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 8, 03:19 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 8, 21:19 GMT
3.6

33 km
35 km (22 mi) to the SW 43 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Feb 8, 02:47 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 8, 20:47 GMT
3.2

38 km
49 km (30 mi) to the S 30 km southwest of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 6, 03:12 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 6, 21:12 GMT
3.3

5 km
30 km (19 mi) to the S 39 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Friday, February 2, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 2, 09:24 am (Mexico City)
Feb 2, 15:24 GMT
3.1

5 km
26 km (16 mi) to the S 35 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Feb 2, 08:35 am (Mexico City)
Feb 2, 14:35 GMT
3.5

39 km
35 km (22 mi) to the SW 55 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, 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
35 km (22 mi) to the N 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
28 km (17 mi) to the NE 25 km south of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Saturday, January 27, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 27, 04:17 pm (Mexico City)
Jan 27, 22:17 GMT
3.2

13 km
39 km (24 mi) to the S 38 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Jan 27, 05:11 am (Mexico City)
Jan 27, 11:11 GMT
4.1

63 km
49 km (30 mi) to the NE 32 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 23, 02:05 am (Mexico City)
Jan 23, 08:05 GMT
3.1

9.9 km
24 km (15 mi) to the SW 38 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico Info
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.3 x 1011 joules (92.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 79.6 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Show on map | Station Info
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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 409 quakes on average per year in or near San Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.1 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 10 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.15 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 6.7 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.48 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 2.1 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 4.4 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 40 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 40 quakes per year
San Martin Lachila has a very high level of seismic activity. San Martin Lachila has had at least 13 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 Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico, by magnitude

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Number of quakes (6 in total as 100%)
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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 (100%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (156 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 (0.64%)
4+
11 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (7.05%)
3+
144 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (92.31%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 30 days6 quakesno datano data6----
Past 3 years156 quakesno datano data144111--
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San Martin Lachila Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near San Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico?

San Martin Lachila 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 409 quakes on average per year in or near San Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico. San Martin Lachila has had at least 13 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 Martin Lachila?

The last earthquake in San Martin Lachila occurred 11 days ago and had a magnitude of 3.3:

A light magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit 35 km (22 mi) away from Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca,  Mexico, around noon of Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 at 12.35 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 22 km (14 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in San Martin Lachila since 2024?

Since 2024, San Martin Lachila has been shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above and 21 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

What was the strongest quake in San Martin Lachila since 2024?

The strongest earthquake in San Martin Lachila since 2024 had a magnitude of 4.1 and occurred 5 weeks ago:

Mag. 4.1 earthquake 32 km southeast of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico - Jan 27, 2024 -

A moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit 32 km (20 mi) away from Oaxaca, Oaxaca,  Mexico, in the early morning of Saturday, Jan 27, 2024 at 5.11 am local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a shallow depth of 63 km (39 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near San Martin Lachila, Oaxaca, Mexico

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