Tremor in Mexico TODAY, Monday, August 8: what was the magnitude of the last recorded earthquake?

Mexico is one of the countries where seismic movements are constant within Latin America, this is because it is located in one of the areas with the greatest tectonic activity (the Pacific ring of fire) around the world.

In the last month alone, the National Seismological Service recorded 2,335 tremors with epicenters in Mexican territory and last Tuesday, a strong 4.2 earthquake was recorded in Crucecita de Oaxaca.

The Aztec territory has an alert system that has 97 sensors located along the Pacific coast and the south of the volcanic axis of Guerrero and Puebla to detect earthquakes. Which has detected more than 10,581 earthquakes and generated almost 23,453 records to spread warning notices to the populations of Acapulco, Morelia, Oaxaca, Puebla, Toluca and Mexico City.

The most recent earthquake in Mexico was of magnitude 4.0, located 10 km southwest of Atoyac de Álvarez, according to the National Seismology of Mexico. The movement was recorded at 00:32:17 on Monday, August 8, 2022.

Meanwhile, 37 km southwest of San Felipe, an earthquake of magnitude 3.5 with a depth of 10 km was recorded on Sunday 7 at 16:46:01.

The three regions of Mexico show that the seismic zones are within the penisismic and aseismic zones. The seismic activity is due to the shock and friction of the tectonic plates that cover territories such as Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco, southern Veracruz, Tlaxcala, Morelos, Puebla, Nuevo León, Sonora, Baja California and the State of from Mexico.