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

  • 6 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 12 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 72 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,024 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1997-09-02 12:13:22 UTC at 12:13
September 02, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 3.849, -75.749
24.2 km from Roncesvalles (14.2 miles)

Depth: 198 km

B
1999-04-03 06:17:18 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 87 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1999-04-03 06:17:18 UTC at 06:17
April 03, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.66, -72.662
6.2 km from Camaná (4.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 87 km

C

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1982-08-19 15:59:01 UTC at 15:59
August 19, 1982 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.718, -82.68
146.2 km from Punta de Burica (91.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1986-11-23 01:39:23 UTC at 01:39
November 23, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.342, -77.411
129.2 km from Sucúa (80.2 miles)

Peru Ecuador Border

Depth: 105 km

E

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1981-11-07 03:29:51 UTC at 03:29
November 07, 1981 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.199, -71.336
29.2 km from La Ligua (18.2 miles)

Depth: 65 km

F
1967-07-29 10:24:25 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 161 km depth
Aratoca, Santander, Colombia

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1967-07-29 10:24:25 UTC at 10:24
July 29, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.747, -73.032
6.2 km from Aratoca (3.2 miles)

Northern Colombia

Depth: 161 km

G

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1968-06-19 08:13:35 UTC at 08:13
June 19, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.61, -77.086
48.2 km from Moyobamba (30.2 miles)

Northern Peru

Depth: 15 km

H
1956-12-18 02:31:11 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 44 km depth
Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1956-12-18 02:31:11 UTC at 02:31
December 18, 1956 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.552, -70.036
47.2 km from Taltal (29.2 miles)

Depth: 44 km

I

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1958-01-19 14:43:30 UTC at 14:43
January 19, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.153, -79.543
24.2 km from Esmeraldas (15.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 27 km

J

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1958-04-14 21:32:34 UTC at 21:32
April 14, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.801, -79.428
30.2 km from Esmeraldas (19.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 25 km



A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1958-09-04 21:51:16 UTC at 21:51
September 04, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -33.832, -69.958
62.2 km from Puente Alto (38.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

B
1960-05-22 10:32:47 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 25 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-22 10:32:47 UTC at 10:32
May 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.86, -73.149
22.2 km from Cañete (14.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

C

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1962-08-03 08:56:20 UTC at 08:56
August 03, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.167, -67.914
40.2 km from San Pedro de Atacama (25.2 miles)

Depth: 124 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1962-09-18 00:29:09 UTC at 00:29
September 18, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.514, -82.297
85.2 km from Punta de Burica (52.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 30 km

E

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1963-11-17 00:48:04 UTC at 00:48
November 17, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.646, -37.414

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 20 km

F
1946-11-10 17:42:56 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Pomabamba, Ancash, Peru

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1946-11-10 17:42:56 UTC at 17:42
November 10, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.41, -77.535
47.2 km from Pomabamba (29.2 miles)

Central Peru

Depth: 15 km

G

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1950-01-30 00:56:35 UTC at 00:56
January 30, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -53.472, -71.073
36.2 km from Punta Arenas (22.2 miles)

Southern Pacific Ocean

Depth: 15 km

H

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1950-12-01 14:50:57 UTC at 14:50
December 01, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 14.173, -47.219

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 17 km

I
1950-07-09 04:40:08 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 646 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1950-07-09 04:40:08 UTC at 04:40
July 09, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.27, -70.949
23.2 km from Tarauacá (14.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 646 km

J

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1942-07-08 06:55:44 UTC at 06:55
July 08, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -24.391, -70.061
88.2 km from Antofagasta (55.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km



A
1943-05-02 17:18:10 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 20 km depth
Tonosí, Los Santos, Panama

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1943-05-02 17:18:10 UTC at 17:18
May 02, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.825, -80.33
65.2 km from Tonosí (40.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 20 km

B
1927-08-20 23:54:31 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 10 km depth
Tonosí, Los Santos, Panama

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1927-08-20 23:54:31 UTC at 23:54
August 20, 1927 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.262, -82.059
297.2 km from Tonosí (184.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

C

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1928-11-20 20:35:12 UTC at 20:35
November 20, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.152, -69.997
68.2 km from Antofagasta (42.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1929-10-19 10:12:54 UTC at 10:12
October 19, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.751, -68.403
27.2 km from San Pedro de Atacama (16.2 miles)

Depth: 65 km

E

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 16:59:46 UTC at 16:59
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.457, -82.336
86.2 km from Punta de Burica (53.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 25 km

F

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 16:09:54 UTC at 16:09
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.773, -82.519
47.2 km from Punta de Burica (29.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 25 km

G
1918-05-20 17:55:07 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 20 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1918-05-20 17:55:07 UTC at 17:55
May 20, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -29.292, -71.857
88.2 km from Coquimbo (55.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

H
1919-03-09 03:16:58 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Ancud, Los Lagos, Chile

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1919-03-09 03:16:58 UTC at 03:16
March 09, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.421, -74.368
67.2 km from Ancud (42.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

I
1922-01-06 14:11:05 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Mollendo, Arequipa, Peru

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1922-01-06 14:11:05 UTC at 14:11
January 06, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.734, -72.743
110.2 km from Mollendo (68.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 15 km

J
1906-09-28 15:24:41 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 100 km depth
Barranca, Loreto, Peru

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1906-09-28 15:24:41 UTC at 15:24
September 28, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.144, -77.273
100.2 km from Barranca (62.2 miles)

Peru Ecuador Border

Depth: 100 km


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