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Latest quakes in or near Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico - list, stats and map

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake 50 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico -
Strongest past 30 daysMag. 5.0 44 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico - Feb 17, 2024 -
Updated: Mar 2, 2024 04:24 GMT -
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Number of quakes per year

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In the past 24 hours, Atoyac de Alvarez has had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0+, the largest largest being a 3.7 quake.

In the past 30 days, Atoyac de Alvarez has had 51 quakes of magnitudes above 2 and up to 5.0:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 37 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
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Showing all recent or significant quakes in the past 30 days, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (51 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Mar 1, 01:12 pm (Mexico City)
Mar 1, 19:12 GMT

3.7

43 km
2 km (1.2 mi) to the SE 50 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Mar 1, 12:43 am (Mexico City)
Mar 1, 06:43 GMT

3.2

5 km
39 km (24 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 15 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Thursday, February 29, 2024 GMT (5 quakes)
Feb 29, 04:48 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 22:48 GMT

3.2

19 km
30 km (19 mi) to the E 31 km north of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Feb 29, 02:41 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 20:41 GMT

3.6

19 km
31 km (19 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 19 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Feb 29, 02:36 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 20:36 GMT

4.0

7.8 km
35 km (22 mi) to the S North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Feb 29, 02:22 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 20:22 GMT

3.7

23 km
27 km (17 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 21 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Feb 29, 02:27 am (Mexico City)
Feb 29, 08:27 GMT

3.4

2.6 km
23 km (14 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 25 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 27, 03:18 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 27, 21:18 GMT

4.1

54 km
47 km (29 mi) to the E 42 km southwest of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico
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Feb 27, 12:42 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 27, 18:42 GMT

3.9

59 km
49 km (30 mi) to the N 43 km south of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico
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Feb 27, 03:38 am (Mexico City)
Feb 27, 09:38 GMT

3.3

20 km
38 km (24 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 13 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Sunday, February 25, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 25, 03:36 pm (Mexico City)
Feb 25, 21:36 GMT

3.8

18 km
35 km (22 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 13 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 1012 joules (941 megawatt hours, equivalent to 810 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 5,400 quakes on average per year in or near Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.08 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 12.5 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.28 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 3.6 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 1.48 quakes per year
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 75 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 515 quakes per year (or 43 quakes per month)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 529 quakes per year (or 44 quakes per month)
Atoyac de Alvarez has a very high level of seismic activity. Atoyac de Alvarez has had at least 10 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.

Number of recent quakes in or near Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico, by magnitude

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30 days
365 days
3 years
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Mag
 
Number of quakes (13 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 (15.38%)
3+
11 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (84.62%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (51 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 (1.96%)
4+
9 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (17.65%)
3+
37 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (72.55%)
2+
4 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (7.84%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (508 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 (0.39%)
4+
62 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (12.2%)
3+
410 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (80.71%)
2+
34 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (6.69%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (2,952 in total as 100%)
7+
1 quake
Mag 7 or higher (0.03%)
6+
1 quake
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.03%)
5+
8 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.27%)
4+
424 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (14.36%)
3+
2,388 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (80.89%)
2+
130 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (4.4%)
below M2
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Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 24 hours2 quakesno data-2----
Past 7 days13 quakesno data-112---
Past 30 days51 quakesno data43791--
Past 365 days508 quakesno data34410622--
Past 3 years2,952 quakesno data1302,388424811
Magnitude 2.0+, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance, updated

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Atoyac de Alvarez Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico?

Atoyac de Alvarez 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 5,400 quakes on average per year in or near Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico. Atoyac de Alvarez has had at least 10 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 Atoyac de Alvarez?

The last earthquake in Atoyac de Alvarez occurred 9 hours ago and had a magnitude of 3.7:

A moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit 50 km (31 mi) away from Acapulco, Guerrero,  Mexico, around noon of Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 1.12 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a shallow depth of 43 km (27 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Atoyac de Alvarez in the past 30 days?

In the past 30 days, Atoyac de Alvarez has been shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.0, 9 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 37 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Atoyac de Alvarez in the past 30 days?

The strongest earthquake in Atoyac de Alvarez in the past 30 days had a magnitude of 5.0 and occurred 13 days ago:

Mag. 5.0 earthquake 44 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico - Feb 17, 2024 -

A strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit 44 km (27 mi) away from Acapulco, Guerrero,  Mexico, in the late afternoon of Saturday, Feb 17, 2024 at 6.01 pm local time (America/Mexico City GMT -6). The quake had a very shallow depth of 23 km (15 mi) and was felt widely in the area.

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