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

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 15 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 82 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,115 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


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7.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-12-25 14:22:26 UTC at 14:22
December 25, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.416, -73.951
42.2 km from Puerto Quellón (26.2 miles)

Southern Pacific Ocean

Depth: 35 km

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2016-04-16 23:58:37 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 19 km depth
Muisne, Esmeraldas, Ecuador

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-16 23:58:37 UTC at 23:58
April 16, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.372, -79.94
29.2 km from Muisne (18.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 19 km

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2015-11-24 22:50:54 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 620 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-24 22:50:54 UTC at 22:50
November 24, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.06, -71.018
211.2 km from Tarauacá (131.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 620 km

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2015-11-24 22:45:38 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 606 km depth
Iberia, Madre de Dios, Peru

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-24 22:45:38 UTC at 22:45
November 24, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.537, -70.944
173.2 km from Iberia (107.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 606 km

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2015-09-16 23:18:41 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 28 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-16 23:18:41 UTC at 23:18
September 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.562, -71.426
25.2 km from Illapel (15.2 miles)

Depth: 28 km

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2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 22 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC at 22:54
September 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.573, -71.674
48.2 km from Illapel (30.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

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2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 22 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC at 22:54
September 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.57, -71.67
47.2 km from Illapel (29.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

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2014-04-03 02:43:13 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 22 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-03 02:43:13 UTC at 02:43
April 03, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.571, -70.493
53.2 km from Iquique (33.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

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2014-04-01 23:46:47 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

8.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-01 23:46:47 UTC at 23:46
April 01, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.61, -70.769
94.2 km from Iquique (58.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km

J

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2013-11-25 06:27:33 UTC at 06:27
November 25, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -53.945, -55.003
315.2 km from Stanley (195.2 miles)

Southwestern Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 11 km



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2013-09-25 16:42:43 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 40 km depth
Acarí, Arequipa, Peru

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2013-09-25 16:42:43 UTC at 16:42
September 25, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.839, -74.511
47.2 km from Acarí (29.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 40 km

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7.3 magnitude earthquake

2012-09-30 16:31:35 UTC at 16:31
September 30, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.929, -76.362
11.2 km from San Agustín (7.2 miles)

Colombia Ecuador Border

Depth: 170 km

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2012-03-25 22:37:06 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 40 km depth
Constitución, Maule, Chile

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2012-03-25 22:37:06 UTC at 22:37
March 25, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -35.2, -72.217
23.2 km from Constitución (14.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

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2011-08-24 17:46:11 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 147 km depth
Contamana, Loreto, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-08-24 17:46:11 UTC at 17:46
August 24, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.641, -74.525
64.2 km from Contamana (39.2 miles)

Northern Peru

Depth: 147 km

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2011-01-02 20:20:17 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 24 km depth
Carahue, Araucanía, Chile

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2011-01-02 20:20:17 UTC at 20:20
January 02, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.355, -73.326
42.2 km from Carahue (26.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 24 km

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7.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-01-01 09:56:58 UTC at 09:56
January 01, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.803, -63.136
26.2 km from El Hoyo (16.2 miles)

Depth: 576 km

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2010-08-12 11:54:15 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 206 km depth
Tena, Napo, Ecuador

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2010-08-12 11:54:15 UTC at 11:54
August 12, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.266, -77.306
63.2 km from Tena (39.2 miles)

Depth: 206 km

H

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2010-03-11 14:55:27 UTC at 14:55
March 11, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -34.326, -71.799
52.2 km from Santa Cruz (32.2 miles)

Libertador O'higgins, Chile

Depth: 18 km

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2010-02-27 08:01:23 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 35 km depth
Lebu, Biobío, Chile

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2010-02-27 08:01:23 UTC at 08:01
February 27, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.773, -75.048
124.2 km from Lebu (77.2 miles)

Coast Of Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 35 km

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2010-02-27 06:34:11 UTC 8.8 magnitude, 22 km depth
Cauquenes, Maule, Chile

8.8 magnitude earthquake

2010-02-27 06:34:11 UTC at 06:34
February 27, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.122, -72.898
54.2 km from Cauquenes (33.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 22 km



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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

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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

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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

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2005-09-26 01:55:37 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 115 km depth
Yurimaguas, Loreto, Peru

7.5 magnitude earthquake

2005-09-26 01:55:37 UTC at 01:55
September 26, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.678, -76.398
39.2 km from Yurimaguas (24.2 miles)

Northern Peru

Depth: 115 km

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2005-06-13 22:44:33 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 115 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2005-06-13 22:44:33 UTC at 22:44
June 13, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.987, -69.197
101.2 km from Iquique (63.2 miles)

Depth: 115 km

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2004-11-15 09:06:56 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Pizarro, Chocó, Colombia

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2004-11-15 09:06:56 UTC at 09:06
November 15, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.695, -77.508
32.2 km from Pizarro (20.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 15 km

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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

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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

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2001-06-23 20:33:14 UTC 8.4 magnitude, 33 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

8.4 magnitude earthquake

2001-06-23 20:33:14 UTC at 20:33
June 23, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.265, -73.641
107.2 km from Camaná (66.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 33 km

J

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2000-05-12 18:43:18 UTC at 18:43
May 12, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.548, -66.452
75.2 km from San Antonio de los Cobres (46.2 miles)

Depth: 225 km