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Latest quakes in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake 44 km northeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 18, 2024 -
Strongest since 2023Mag. 3.9 22 km west of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico - Dec 12, 2023 -
Updated: Mar 1, 2024 08:44 GMT -
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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Santiago Miltepec in the past 24 hours.

Since 2023, Santiago Miltepec has had 61 quakes of magnitudes above 2 and up to 3.9:

  • 59 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 2023, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (63 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 18, 04:58 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 18, 22:58 GMT

3.7

66 km
27 km (17 mi) to the E 44 km northeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Saturday, February 17, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 17, 01:31 am (Mexico City)
Feb 17, 07:31 GMT

3.5

66 km
12 km (7.5 mi) to the NE 36 km northeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Thursday, February 15, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 15, 03:19 am (Mexico City)
Feb 15, 09:19 GMT

3.2

63 km
25 km (16 mi) to the S 16 km southeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Saturday, February 3, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 3, 08:35 am (Mexico City)
Feb 3, 14:35 GMT

3.4

60 km
28 km (17 mi) to the S 21 km southeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Saturday, January 20, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 20, 10:00 am (Mexico City)
Jan 20, 16:00 GMT

3.4

51 km
36 km (22 mi) to the NW 6.3 km south of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
Saturday, January 6, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 6, 03:59 am (Mexico City)
Jan 6, 09:59 GMT

3.3

53 km
22 km (14 mi) to the NW 17 km east of Acatlan de Osorio, Puebla, Mexico More
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 3, 04:08 am (Mexico City)
Jan 3, 10:08 GMT

3.3

53 km
12 km (7.5 mi) to the N 36 km north of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Tuesday, December 19, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 19, 2023 02:42 am (Mexico City)
Dec 19, 2023 08:42 GMT

3.1

51 km
13 km (8.1 mi) to the NW 35 km north of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Friday, December 15, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2023 12:55 am (Mexico City)
Dec 15, 2023 06:55 GMT

3.3

67 km
31 km (19 mi) to the E 45 km northeast of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 12, 2023 01:34 pm (Mexico City)
Dec 12, 2023 19:34 GMT

3.9

58 km
26 km (16 mi) to the SW 22 km west of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Dec 12, 2023 04:42 am (Mexico City)
Dec 12, 2023 10:42 GMT

3.8

9.6 km
35 km (22 mi) to the NE 23 km south of Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.9 x 1011 joules (163 megawatt hours, equivalent to 140 tons of TNT) | 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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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 385 quakes on average per year in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.02 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 50 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.05 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 20 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.16 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 6.3 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 3.4 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 37.4 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 37.7 quakes per year
Santiago Miltepec has a high level of seismic activity. Santiago Miltepec has had at least 3 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 40 to 45 years.

Number of recent quakes in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, by magnitude

30 days
3 years
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Mag
 
Number of quakes (4 in total as 100%)
7+
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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+
-
no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
4 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (100%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (164 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+
9 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (5.49%)
3+
152 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (92.68%)
2+
3 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (1.83%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 30 days4 quakesno datano data4----
Past 3 years164 quakesno data31529---
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Number of earthquakes over time

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2023
2024 so far
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Santiago Miltepec Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico?

Santiago Miltepec has a high level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 385 quakes on average per year in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. Santiago Miltepec has had at least 3 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 40 to 45 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Santiago Miltepec?

The last earthquake in Santiago Miltepec occurred 11 days ago:

A moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit 44 km (27 mi) away from Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca,  Mexico, in the afternoon of Sunday, Feb 18, 2024 at 4.58 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a shallow depth of 66 km (41 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Santiago Miltepec since 2023?

Since 2023, Santiago Miltepec has had 59 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 2 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Santiago Miltepec since 2023?

The strongest earthquake in Santiago Miltepec since 2023 occurred 11 weeks ago:

A moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit 22 km (14 mi) away from Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca,  Mexico, around noon of Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023 at 1.34 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a shallow depth of 58 km (36 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near Santiago Miltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico

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