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

  • 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours
  • 18 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 73 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,028 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-18 16:46:44 UTC at 16:46
May 18, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.465, -79.641
23.2 km from Rosa Zarate (14.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 31 km

B
2018-04-02 13:40:34 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 562 km depth
Boyuibe, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2018-04-02 13:40:34 UTC at 13:40
April 02, 2018 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.652, -63.017
36.2 km from Boyuibe (22.2 miles)

Depth: 562 km

C
2019-01-05 19:25:38 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 575 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2019-01-05 19:25:38 UTC at 19:25
January 05, 2019 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.143, -71.574
89.2 km from Tarauacá (55.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 575 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2019-08-01 18:28:05 UTC at 18:28
August 01, 2019 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -34.232, -72.3
95.2 km from San Antonio (59.2 miles)

O'higgins, Chile

Depth: 10 km

E
2013-08-13 15:43:15 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 12 km depth
Mutis, Chocó, Colombia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2013-08-13 15:43:15 UTC at 15:43
August 13, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.773, -78.2
101.2 km from Mutis (62.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 12 km

F
2014-03-16 21:16:29 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:16:29 UTC at 21:16
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.981, -70.702
64.2 km from Iquique (40.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

G
2015-02-11 18:57:22 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 223 km depth
El Aguilar, Jujuy, Argentina

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-11 18:57:22 UTC at 18:57
February 11, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.113, -66.688
102.2 km from El Aguilar (63.2 miles)

Depth: 223 km

H
2015-09-17 04:10:27 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 23 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-17 04:10:27 UTC at 04:10
September 17, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.517, -71.804
61.2 km from Illapel (38.2 miles)

Depth: 23 km

I
2015-11-26 05:45:18 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 602 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-26 05:45:18 UTC at 05:45
November 26, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.183, -71.257
125.2 km from Tarauacá (77.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 602 km

J
2010-03-16 02:21:57 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 18 km depth
Tomé, Biobío, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2010-03-16 02:21:57 UTC at 02:21
March 16, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.217, -73.257
52.2 km from Tomé (32.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 18 km



A
2011-02-14 03:40:09 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 21 km depth
Constitución, Maule, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-02-14 03:40:09 UTC at 03:40
February 14, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -35.38, -72.834
38.2 km from Constitución (24.2 miles)

Depth: 21 km

B

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-09-02 13:47:09 UTC at 13:47
September 02, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.398, -63.029
20.2 km from Añatuya (12.2 miles)

Depth: 578 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2012-04-17 03:50:15 UTC at 03:50
April 17, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.625, -71.365
22.2 km from Hacienda La Calera (13.2 miles)

Depth: 29 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2012-05-28 05:07:23 UTC at 05:07
May 28, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.043, -63.094
35.2 km from Suncho Corral (21.2 miles)

Depth: 586 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-04-09 09:00:57 UTC at 09:00
April 09, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.668, -73.109
144.2 km from Valparaíso (89.2 miles)

Coast Of Valparaiso, Chile

Depth: 11 km

F
2001-06-26 04:18:31 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 24 km depth
Ilo, Moquegua, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-06-26 04:18:31 UTC at 04:18
June 26, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.745, -71.649
35.2 km from Ilo (21.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 24 km

G
2002-04-18 16:08:36 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 62 km depth
Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2002-04-18 16:08:36 UTC at 16:08
April 18, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.535, -70.586
31.2 km from Copiapó (19.2 miles)

Depth: 62 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-20 10:48:56 UTC at 10:48
October 20, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.457, -76.677
52.2 km from San Vicente de Cañete (32.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 23 km

I
2006-04-30 19:17:14 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 12 km depth
Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-04-30 19:17:14 UTC at 19:17
April 30, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.017, -71.022
78.2 km from Copiapó (48.2 miles)

Depth: 12 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-12-16 08:09:17 UTC at 08:09
December 16, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.954, -70.182
80.2 km from Antofagasta (49.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-10-17 08:32:40 UTC at 08:32
October 17, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.845, -76.806
16.2 km from Murindó (10.2 miles)

Northern Colombia

Depth: 14 km

B
1993-03-15 16:08:57 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 28 km depth
Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-03-15 16:08:57 UTC at 16:08
March 15, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.708, -70.918
93.2 km from Copiapó (58.2 miles)

Depth: 28 km

C
1995-11-01 00:35:32 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 19 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1995-11-01 00:35:32 UTC at 00:35
November 01, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.906, -71.417
73.2 km from Vallenar (45.2 miles)

Coast Of Atacama, Chile

Depth: 19 km

D
1995-05-02 06:06:05 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 97 km depth
Barranca, Loreto, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1995-05-02 06:06:05 UTC at 06:06
May 02, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.792, -76.917
118.2 km from Barranca (73.2 miles)

Peru Ecuador Border

Depth: 97 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1996-12-10 08:36:18 UTC at 08:36
December 10, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.87, -30.039

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

F
1997-11-28 22:53:41 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 586 km depth
La Rinconada, Puno, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-11-28 22:53:41 UTC at 22:53
November 28, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.74, -68.788
121.2 km from La Rinconada (75.2 miles)

Depth: 586 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-04-22 09:31:23 UTC at 09:31
April 22, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.112, -60.892
19.2 km from Scarborough (11.2 miles)

Trinidad, Trinidad Tobago

Depth: 5 km

H
1998-04-01 22:42:56 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 9 km depth
Corral, Los Lagos, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-04-01 22:42:56 UTC at 22:42
April 01, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.316, -74.874
131.2 km from Corral (81.2 miles)

Coast Of Los Lagos, Chile

Depth: 9 km

I
1982-11-19 04:27:13 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 14 km depth
Villa Rica, Pasco, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1982-11-19 04:27:13 UTC at 04:27
November 19, 1982 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.599, -74.699
64.2 km from Villa Rica (39.2 miles)

Central Peru

Depth: 14 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-10-09 11:25:40 UTC at 11:25
October 09, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.135, -70.518
53.2 km from Diego de Almagro (33.2 miles)

Depth: 16 km


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