South America has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 16 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 69 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,030 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A
1976-07-11 20:41:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 3 km depth
Jaqué, Darién, Panama

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1976-07-11 20:41:47 UTC at 20:41
July 11, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.409, -78.127
12.2 km from Jaqué (7.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 3 km

B
1965-02-23 22:11:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1965-02-23 22:11:47 UTC at 22:11
February 23, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.633, -70.679
31.2 km from Taltal (19.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

C
1967-02-15 16:11:12 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 600 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-02-15 16:11:12 UTC at 16:11
February 15, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.163, -71.274
124.2 km from Tarauacá (77.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 600 km

D
1967-02-09 15:24:49 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 55 km depth
Baraya, Huila, Colombia

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-02-09 15:24:49 UTC at 15:24
February 09, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.849, -74.798
44.2 km from Baraya (27.2 miles)

Depth: 55 km

E
1967-09-03 21:07:29 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Huarmey, Ancash, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-09-03 21:07:29 UTC at 21:07
September 03, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.656, -79.674
178.2 km from Huarmey (111.2 miles)

Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 15 km

F

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1970-06-14 00:00:11 UTC at 00:00
June 14, 1970 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -52.028, -74.07
114.2 km from Puerto Natales (70.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Magallanes, Chile

Depth: 15 km

G
1955-04-19 20:24:10 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1955-04-19 20:24:10 UTC at 20:24
April 19, 1955 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.128, -71.935
60.2 km from Coquimbo (37.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

H
1956-01-16 23:37:45 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Tosagua, Manabí, Ecuador

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1956-01-16 23:37:45 UTC at 23:37
January 16, 1956 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.727, -80.213
7.2 km from Tosagua (4.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 20 km

I
1958-01-15 19:14:31 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 64 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1958-01-15 19:14:31 UTC at 19:14
January 15, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.625, -72.242
49.2 km from Camaná (31.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 64 km

J

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1960-06-20 02:01:14 UTC at 02:01
June 20, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.154, -72.917
24.2 km from Traiguén (14.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km



A

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1948-08-25 06:09:28 UTC at 06:09
August 25, 1948 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -24.567, -64.482
26.2 km from Las Lajitas (16.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km

B
1940-10-11 18:41:19 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Ancud, Los Lagos, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1940-10-11 18:41:19 UTC at 18:41
October 11, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.041, -73.63
24.2 km from Ancud (15.2 miles)

Isla Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile

Depth: 35 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1941-12-06 21:24:49 UTC at 21:24
December 06, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.523, -84.528
107.2 km from Quepos (66.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 15 km

D

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1944-01-15 23:49:32 UTC at 23:49
January 15, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.372, -68.436
8.2 km from San Martín (5.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

E
1928-12-02 04:20:25 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 30 km depth
Constitución, Maule, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1928-12-02 04:20:25 UTC at 04:20
December 02, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -35.685, -72.812
53.2 km from Constitución (33.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km

F
1922-11-07 23:00:17 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 25 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1922-11-07 23:00:17 UTC at 23:00
November 07, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.365, -71.96
119.2 km from Vallenar (74.2 miles)

Coast Of Atacama, Chile

Depth: 25 km

G
2019-03-01 08:50:41 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 257 km depth
Azángaro, Puno, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2019-03-01 08:50:41 UTC at 08:50
March 01, 2019 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.684, -70.127
25.2 km from Azángaro (16.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 257 km

H
2014-04-01 23:57:58 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 28 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-01 23:57:58 UTC at 23:57
April 01, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.893, -70.946
91.2 km from Iquique (57.2 miles)

Depth: 28 km

I
2015-11-11 01:54:38 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 12 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-11 01:54:38 UTC at 01:54
November 11, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -29.507, -72.007
81.2 km from Coquimbo (50.2 miles)

Depth: 12 km

J
2015-11-11 02:46:19 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 10 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-11 02:46:19 UTC at 02:46
November 11, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -29.51, -72.059
85.2 km from Coquimbo (52.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km



A

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2010-03-11 14:39:43 UTC at 14:39
March 11, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -34.29, -71.891
61.2 km from Santa Cruz (38.2 miles)

Libertador O'higgins, Chile

Depth: 11 km

B
2011-10-28 18:54:34 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 24 km depth
Santiago, Ica, Peru

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2011-10-28 18:54:34 UTC at 18:54
October 28, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.438, -75.966
38.2 km from Santiago (24.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 24 km

C
2011-02-11 20:05:30 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 26 km depth
Tomé, Biobío, Chile

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2011-02-11 20:05:30 UTC at 20:05
February 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.422, -72.96
21.2 km from Tomé (13.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 26 km

D

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2013-02-09 14:16:07 UTC at 14:16
February 09, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.135, -77.393
2.2 km from Yacuanquer (1.2 miles)

Colombia Ecuador Border

Depth: 145 km

E

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1999-08-20 10:02:21 UTC at 10:02
August 20, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.044, -84.159
41.2 km from Quepos (26.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 20 km

F
2002-10-12 20:09:11 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 534 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2002-10-12 20:09:11 UTC at 20:09
October 12, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.295, -71.738
108.2 km from Tarauacá (67.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 534 km

G

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2005-03-21 12:23:54 UTC at 12:23
March 21, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -24.983, -63.47
68.2 km from El Quebrachal (42.2 miles)

Depth: 579 km

H

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2008-02-08 09:38:14 UTC at 09:38
February 08, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.671, -41.899

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 9 km

I

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1994-01-10 15:53:50 UTC at 15:53
January 10, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.339, -69.446
74.2 km from Tambopata (46.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 596 km

J

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1994-04-29 07:11:29 UTC at 07:11
April 29, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.299, -63.252
44.2 km from Suncho Corral (27.2 miles)

Depth: 561 km


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