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

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 17 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 85 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,041 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A
2004-05-03 04:36:50 UTC 6.6 magnitude, 21 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2004-05-03 04:36:50 UTC at 04:36
May 03, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.695, -73.406
11.2 km from Cañete (7.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 21 km

B

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2004-04-08 04:57:50 UTC at 04:57
April 08, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.256, -97.827

Southeast Of Easter Island

Depth: 10 km

C
2004-03-17 03:21:07 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 289 km depth
Tupiza, Potosí, Bolivia

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-03-17 03:21:07 UTC at 03:21
March 17, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.118, -65.586
38.2 km from Tupiza (23.2 miles)

Depth: 289 km

D

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2004-03-08 23:39:11 UTC at 23:39
March 08, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.48, -43.919

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

E

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-02-04 11:59:47 UTC at 11:59
February 04, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.358, -82.877
1.2 km from Finca Corredor (1.2 miles)

Panama Costa Rica Border

Depth: 29 km

F

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2004-01-16 18:07:55 UTC at 18:07
January 16, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.641, -37.704

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

G
2003-12-25 07:11:11 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Progreso, Chiriquí, Panama

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2003-12-25 07:11:11 UTC at 07:11
December 25, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.416, -82.824
3.2 km from Progreso (2.2 miles)

Panama Costa Rica Border

Depth: 33 km

H
2003-11-05 00:58:51 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Pizarro, Chocó, Colombia

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2003-11-05 00:58:51 UTC at 00:58
November 05, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.973, -77.77
44.2 km from Pizarro (27.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 33 km

I
2003-07-27 11:41:27 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 345 km depth
Camargo, Chuquisaca, Bolivia

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2003-07-27 11:41:27 UTC at 11:41
July 27, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.134, -65.185
56.2 km from Camargo (34.2 miles)

Depth: 345 km

J
2003-06-20 13:30:41 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 33 km depth
Ovalle, Coquimbo, Chile

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2003-06-20 13:30:41 UTC at 13:30
June 20, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.608, -71.637
42.2 km from Ovalle (26.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km



A

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2003-06-20 06:19:38 UTC at 06:19
June 20, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.606, -71.722
105.2 km from Cruzeiro do Sul (65.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 558 km

B
2003-06-03 23:58:02 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2003-06-03 23:58:02 UTC at 23:58
June 03, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.36, -72.807
82.2 km from Camaná (51.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 33 km

C
2003-04-27 22:57:44 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 559 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2003-04-27 22:57:44 UTC at 22:57
April 27, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.195, -71.592
91.2 km from Tarauacá (56.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 559 km

D

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2003-04-11 06:12:54 UTC at 06:12
April 11, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.033, -82.353
124.2 km from Punta de Burica (77.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

E
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

F

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2002-09-24 03:57:22 UTC at 03:57
September 24, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.519, -69.2
28.2 km from Calingasta (17.2 miles)

Depth: 119 km

G

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2002-08-07 23:59:14 UTC at 23:59
August 07, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.851, -82.895
20.2 km from Punta de Burica (12.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

H

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2002-06-18 13:56:22 UTC at 13:56
June 18, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.805, -71.124
20.2 km from Monte Patria (12.2 miles)

Depth: 54 km

I

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2002-06-16 02:46:14 UTC at 02:46
June 16, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.784, -83.992
55.2 km from Ciudad Cortés (34.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 35 km

J
2002-05-28 04:04:22 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 22 km depth
Arauco, La Rioja, Argentina

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2002-05-28 04:04:22 UTC at 04:04
May 28, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.937, -66.797
39.2 km from Arauco (24.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km



A
2002-05-23 15:52:15 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 52 km depth
Ovalle, Coquimbo, Chile

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2002-05-23 15:52:15 UTC at 15:52
May 23, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.749, -71.197
16.2 km from Ovalle (10.2 miles)

Depth: 52 km

B
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

C
2002-04-01 19:59:32 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 71 km depth
La Serena, Coquimbo, Chile

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2002-04-01 19:59:32 UTC at 19:59
April 01, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -29.67, -71.384
29.2 km from La Serena (18.2 miles)

Depth: 71 km

D
2002-03-28 04:56:22 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 125 km depth
Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2002-03-28 04:56:22 UTC at 04:56
March 28, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.663, -68.329
107.2 km from Calama (66.2 miles)

Depth: 125 km

E
2001-12-28 22:09:28 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 160 km depth
Pucallpa, Ucayali, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2001-12-28 22:09:28 UTC at 22:09
December 28, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.357, -74.22
36.2 km from Pucallpa (22.2 miles)

Central Peru

Depth: 160 km

F

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2001-11-09 00:47:55 UTC at 00:47
November 09, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.643, -82.3
33.2 km from Changuinola (20.2 miles)

Panama Costa Rica Border

Depth: 10 km

G

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2001-08-25 02:02:02 UTC at 02:02
August 25, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.633, -82.766
45.2 km from Punta de Burica (28.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 24 km

H
2001-07-24 05:00:09 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 33 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2001-07-24 05:00:09 UTC at 05:00
July 24, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.448, -69.255
126.2 km from Iquique (78.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

I

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2001-07-07 09:38:43 UTC at 09:38
July 07, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.543, -72.077
51.2 km from Punta de Bombón (31.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 33 km

J
2001-07-05 13:53:48 UTC 6.6 magnitude, 62 km depth
Acarí, Arequipa, Peru

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2001-07-05 13:53:48 UTC at 13:53
July 05, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.086, -73.987
99.2 km from Acarí (61.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 62 km


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