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

  • 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours
  • 15 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 73 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,024 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2009-03-12 23:23:34 UTC at 23:23
March 12, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.686, -82.767
259.2 km from Punta de Burica (161.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 9 km

B
2009-02-15 10:04:49 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 21 km depth
Sechura, Piura, Peru

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-02-15 10:04:49 UTC at 10:04
February 15, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.854, -80.891
33.2 km from Sechura (20.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Northern Peru

Depth: 21 km

C
2009-02-09 14:09:02 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Sechura, Piura, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2009-02-09 14:09:02 UTC at 14:09
February 09, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.567, -81.15
117.2 km from Sechura (72.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Northern Peru

Depth: 15 km

D
2009-02-02 17:53:21 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 21 km depth
Pisco, Ica, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2009-02-02 17:53:21 UTC at 17:53
February 02, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.582, -76.558
40.2 km from Pisco (25.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 21 km

E

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2008-12-18 21:50:28 UTC at 21:50
December 18, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.473, -72.051
74.2 km from Valparaíso (46.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km

F

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2008-12-18 21:19:28 UTC at 21:19
December 18, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.458, -71.726
46.2 km from La Ligua (28.2 miles)

Depth: 18 km

G

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2008-11-19 06:11:20 UTC at 06:11
November 19, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.267, -82.967
11.2 km from Puerto Armuelles (7.2 miles)

Panama Costa Rica Border

Depth: 32 km

H
2008-10-12 20:55:41 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 352 km depth
Camargo, Chuquisaca, Bolivia

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2008-10-12 20:55:41 UTC at 20:55
October 12, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.123, -64.971
62.2 km from Camargo (38.2 miles)

Depth: 352 km

I

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2008-09-10 13:08:14 UTC at 13:08
September 10, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.093, -38.705

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 9 km

J

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2008-09-03 11:25:14 UTC at 11:25
September 03, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.736, -63.225
32.2 km from El Hoyo (20.2 miles)

Depth: 569 km



A
2008-08-26 21:00:36 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 154 km depth
Contamana, Loreto, Peru

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2008-08-26 21:00:36 UTC at 21:00
August 26, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.641, -74.377
78.2 km from Contamana (48.2 miles)

Northern Peru

Depth: 154 km

B
2008-07-08 09:13:07 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 123 km depth
Lluta, Arequipa, Peru

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2008-07-08 09:13:07 UTC at 09:13
July 08, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.986, -71.748
28.2 km from Lluta (17.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 123 km

C

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2008-06-05 02:16:46 UTC at 02:16
June 05, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.844, -91.623

Southeast Of Easter Island

Depth: 10 km

D

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2008-05-23 19:35:34 UTC at 19:35
May 23, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.313, -34.897

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 8 km

E
2008-03-24 20:39:07 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 120 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2008-03-24 20:39:07 UTC at 20:39
March 24, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.043, -68.963
124.2 km from Iquique (77.2 miles)

Depth: 120 km

F
2008-02-16 14:45:11 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 130 km depth
Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2008-02-16 14:45:11 UTC at 14:45
February 16, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.346, -68.385
135.2 km from Calama (84.2 miles)

Depth: 130 km

G

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

H
2008-02-04 17:01:29 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 35 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2008-02-04 17:01:29 UTC at 17:01
February 04, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.166, -70.037
12.2 km from Iquique (7.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

I

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

J

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2007-12-13 07:23:39 UTC at 07:23
December 13, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.202, -70.549
52.2 km from Antofagasta (32.2 miles)

Depth: 16 km



A

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-12-13 05:20:21 UTC at 05:20
December 13, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.157, -70.479
55.2 km from Antofagasta (34.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

B

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-29 19:00:20 UTC at 19:00
November 29, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 14.944, -61.274
18.2 km from Basse-Pointe (11.2 miles)

Martinique, Windward Island

Depth: 156 km

C

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-29 03:26:22 UTC at 03:26
November 29, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.756, -97.404

Southeast Of Easter Island

Depth: 10 km

D

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-20 17:55:51 UTC at 17:55
November 20, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.917, -70.483
81.2 km from Antofagasta (50.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

E
2007-11-18 05:40:12 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 246 km depth
Abra Pampa, Jujuy, Argentina

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-18 05:40:12 UTC at 05:40
November 18, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.643, -66.323
64.2 km from Abra Pampa (40.2 miles)

Depth: 246 km

F

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-16 03:13:00 UTC at 03:13
November 16, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.312, -77.838
30.2 km from Macas (18.2 miles)

Peru Ecuador Border

Depth: 122 km

G

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-15 15:05:58 UTC at 15:05
November 15, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.925, -70.237
82.2 km from Antofagasta (51.2 miles)

Depth: 26 km

H

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-15 15:03:08 UTC at 15:03
November 15, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.867, -70.407
86.2 km from Antofagasta (54.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

I

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-14 15:40:50 UTC at 15:40
November 14, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.247, -69.89
36.2 km from Tocopilla (22.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

J
2007-09-10 01:49:11 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Timbiquí, Cauca, Colombia

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2007-09-10 01:49:11 UTC at 01:49
September 10, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.966, -77.963
39.2 km from Timbiquí (24.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 15 km


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