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

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 15 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 73 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,026 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-20 22:42:28 UTC at 22:42
August 20, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.037, -39.251

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 6 km

B
2007-08-18 02:52:35 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 30 km depth
Paracas, Ica, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-18 02:52:35 UTC at 02:52
August 18, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.805, -76.291
7.2 km from Paracas (4.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 30 km

C
2007-08-16 11:35:41 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Paracas, Ica, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-16 11:35:41 UTC at 11:35
August 16, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.286, -76.214
46.2 km from Paracas (29.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 35 km

D
2007-08-16 05:16:56 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 23 km depth
Santiago, Ica, Peru

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-16 05:16:56 UTC at 05:16
August 16, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.282, -76.127
45.2 km from Santiago (28.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 23 km

E

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-15 23:40:57 UTC at 23:40
August 15, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.386, -76.603
41.2 km from San Vicente de Cañete (25.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 39 km

F
2007-07-21 15:34:52 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 289 km depth
La Quiaca, Jujuy, Argentina

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2007-07-21 15:34:52 UTC at 15:34
July 21, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.151, -65.777
19.2 km from La Quiaca (12.2 miles)

Depth: 289 km

G
2007-07-21 13:27:04 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 644 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-07-21 13:27:04 UTC at 13:27
July 21, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.133, -71.272
55.2 km from Tarauacá (34.2 miles)

Amazonas Acre Border, Brazil

Depth: 644 km

H
2007-07-12 05:23:49 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 152 km depth
Pucallpa, Ucayali, Peru

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-07-12 05:23:49 UTC at 05:23
July 12, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.933, -74.379
52.2 km from Pucallpa (32.2 miles)

Northern Peru

Depth: 152 km

I

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2007-07-03 08:26:00 UTC at 08:26
July 03, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.715, -30.272

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

J

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-05-07 11:15:16 UTC at 11:15
May 07, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -44.85, -80.453

Coast Of Aisen, Chile

Depth: 10 km



A

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2007-04-21 17:53:46 UTC at 17:53
April 21, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.243, -72.648
18.2 km from Puerto Aisén (11.2 miles)

Aisen, Chile

Depth: 36 km

B

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-04-02 02:49:35 UTC at 02:49
April 02, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.382, -73.058
21.2 km from Puerto Chacabuco (13.2 miles)

Aisen, Chile

Depth: 4 km

C

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2007-03-18 02:11:05 UTC at 02:11
March 18, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.585, -78.494
130.2 km from Santa Genoveva de Docorodó (81.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 7 km

D

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-03-17 22:43:09 UTC at 22:43
March 17, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.551, -78.536
133.2 km from Santa Genoveva de Docorodó (83.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 10 km

E
2007-02-24 02:36:23 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 23 km depth
Pimentel, Lambayeque, Peru

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2007-02-24 02:36:23 UTC at 02:36
February 24, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.006, -80.485
63.2 km from Pimentel (39.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Northern Peru

Depth: 23 km

F
2006-11-13 01:26:35 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 572 km depth
Taco Pozo, Chaco, Argentina

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2006-11-13 01:26:35 UTC at 01:26
November 13, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.052, -63.283
48.2 km from Taco Pozo (29.2 miles)

Depth: 572 km

G

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-26 22:54:32 UTC at 22:54
October 26, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.371, -76.618
41.2 km from San Vicente de Cañete (25.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 28 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
2006-10-12 18:05:56 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 31 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-12 18:05:56 UTC at 18:05
October 12, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.256, -71.368
45.2 km from Illapel (28.2 miles)

Depth: 31 km

J
2006-09-30 16:26:56 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 107 km depth
Coracora, Ayacucho, Peru

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-30 16:26:56 UTC at 16:26
September 30, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.588, -73.16
90.2 km from Coracora (56.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 107 km



A

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-29 13:08:26 UTC at 13:08
September 29, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.876, -61.756
31.2 km from Petit Valley (19.2 miles)

Trinidad, Trinidad Tobago

Depth: 53 km

B

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-22 02:32:25 UTC at 02:32
September 22, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.868, -63.149
19.2 km from El Hoyo (12.2 miles)

Depth: 598 km

C
2006-09-17 09:34:13 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 137 km depth
Caucete, San Juan, Argentina

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-17 09:34:13 UTC at 09:34
September 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.733, -67.145
108.2 km from Caucete (67.2 miles)

Depth: 137 km

D

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-12 13:30:55 UTC at 13:30
September 12, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.944, -68.898
70.2 km from Vinchina (43.2 miles)

Depth: 114 km

E

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2006-08-25 00:44:46 UTC at 00:44
August 25, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -24.403, -67.028
74.2 km from San Antonio de los Cobres (46.2 miles)

Depth: 184 km

F
2006-07-16 11:42:41 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2006-07-16 11:42:41 UTC at 11:42
July 16, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.715, -72.543
175.2 km from Vallenar (108.2 miles)

Coast Of Atacama, Chile

Depth: 10 km

G
2006-05-21 02:07:36 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Coast Of Ecuador

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-05-21 02:07:36 UTC at 02:07
May 21, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.55, -85.311

Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 10 km

H
2006-04-30 21:40:58 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 12 km depth
Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2006-04-30 21:40:58 UTC at 21:40
April 30, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.211, -71.056
73.2 km from Copiapó (45.2 miles)

Depth: 12 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
2006-04-15 23:50:14 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 19 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-04-15 23:50:14 UTC at 23:50
April 15, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -29.772, -72.003
67.2 km from Coquimbo (41.2 miles)

Depth: 19 km


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