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

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 18 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 84 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,040 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South America:


A
1965-02-23 22:11:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1965-02-23 22:11:47 UTC at 22:11
February 23, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.633, -70.679
31.2 km from Taltal (19.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

B

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1965-03-28 16:33:16 UTC at 16:33
March 28, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.522, -71.233
7.2 km from La Ligua (4.2 miles)

Depth: 70 km

C
1966-10-17 21:42:00 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 40 km depth
Paramonga, Lima, Peru

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1966-10-17 21:42:00 UTC at 21:42
October 17, 1966 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.665, -78.228
43.2 km from Paramonga (26.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 40 km

D
1966-12-28 08:18:07 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1966-12-28 08:18:07 UTC at 08:18
December 28, 1966 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.494, -70.55
11.2 km from Taltal (7.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km

E

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1967-12-21 02:25:26 UTC at 02:25
December 21, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.865, -69.939
36.2 km from Tocopilla (22.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

F
1967-02-15 16:11:12 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 600 km depth
Tarauacá, Acre, Brazil

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-02-15 16:11:12 UTC at 16:11
February 15, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.163, -71.274
124.2 km from Tarauacá (77.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 600 km

G
1967-02-09 15:24:49 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 55 km depth
Baraya, Huila, Colombia

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-02-09 15:24:49 UTC at 15:24
February 09, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.849, -74.798
44.2 km from Baraya (27.2 miles)

Depth: 55 km

H
1967-09-03 21:07:29 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Huarmey, Ancash, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1967-09-03 21:07:29 UTC at 21:07
September 03, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.656, -79.674
178.2 km from Huarmey (111.2 miles)

Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 15 km

I

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1969-12-25 21:32:31 UTC at 21:32
December 25, 1969 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 15.648, -59.694
164.2 km from Grande Anse (102.2 miles)

East Of Dominica, Leeward Island

Depth: 20 km

J
1955-04-19 20:24:10 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1955-04-19 20:24:10 UTC at 20:24
April 19, 1955 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.128, -71.935
60.2 km from Coquimbo (37.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km



A
1956-01-16 23:37:45 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Tosagua, Manabí, Ecuador

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1956-01-16 23:37:45 UTC at 23:37
January 16, 1956 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.727, -80.213
7.2 km from Tosagua (4.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 20 km

B
1957-11-29 22:19:50 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 232 km depth
Atocha, Potosí, Bolivia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1957-11-29 22:19:50 UTC at 22:19
November 29, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.948, -66.713
51.2 km from Atocha (31.2 miles)

Depth: 232 km

C

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1958-01-19 14:07:28 UTC at 14:07
January 19, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.011, -79.489
19.2 km from Esmeraldas (11.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 27 km

D
1958-01-15 19:14:31 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 64 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1958-01-15 19:14:31 UTC at 19:14
January 15, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.625, -72.242
49.2 km from Camaná (31.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 64 km

E

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1958-07-26 17:37:14 UTC at 17:37
July 26, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.428, -69.388
83.2 km from Tambopata (52.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 612 km

F
1959-06-14 00:12:06 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 109 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1959-06-14 00:12:06 UTC at 00:12
June 14, 1959 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.407, -68.862
134.2 km from Iquique (83.2 miles)

Depth: 109 km

G
1960-01-15 09:30:21 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 65 km depth
Nazca, Ica, Peru

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1960-01-15 09:30:21 UTC at 09:30
January 15, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.008, -74.867
21.2 km from Nazca (13.2 miles)

Depth: 65 km

H
1960-11-20 22:01:57 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 15 km depth
Mórrope, Lambayeque, Peru

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1960-11-20 22:01:57 UTC at 22:01
November 20, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.775, -80.918
103.2 km from Mórrope (64.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Northern Peru

Depth: 15 km

I
1960-11-01 08:45:59 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 20 km depth
Lebu, Biobío, Chile

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1960-11-01 08:45:59 UTC at 08:45
November 01, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.467, -75.031
153.2 km from Lebu (95.2 miles)

Coast Of Araucania, Chile

Depth: 20 km

J
1960-12-02 09:10:48 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 35 km depth
Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1960-12-02 09:10:48 UTC at 09:10
December 02, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -24.732, -70.297
77.2 km from Taltal (48.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km



A
1960-05-22 19:11:20 UTC 9.6 magnitude, 25 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

9.6 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-22 19:11:20 UTC at 19:11
May 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.143, -73.407
37.2 km from Cañete (23.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

B

8.6 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-22 18:56:02 UTC at 18:56
May 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.061, -73.039
38.2 km from Traiguén (23.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

C
1960-05-22 10:30:44 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Angol, Araucanía, Chile

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-22 10:30:44 UTC at 10:30
May 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.775, -73.017
26.2 km from Angol (16.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

D
1960-05-21 10:02:57 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-21 10:02:57 UTC at 10:02
May 21, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.824, -73.353
4.2 km from Cañete (2.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

E

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1960-06-20 02:01:14 UTC at 02:01
June 20, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.154, -72.917
24.2 km from Traiguén (14.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1960-06-06 05:55:48 UTC at 05:55
June 06, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.785, -72.889
35.2 km from Puerto Chacabuco (22.2 miles)

Aisen, Chile

Depth: 15 km

G
1961-08-19 05:09:51 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 612 km depth
Iberia, Madre de Dios, Peru

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1961-08-19 05:09:51 UTC at 05:09
August 19, 1961 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.75, -70.775
146.2 km from Iberia (90.2 miles)

Peru Brazil Border

Depth: 612 km

H
1962-12-08 21:27:21 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 588 km depth
Taco Pozo, Chaco, Argentina

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1962-12-08 21:27:21 UTC at 21:27
December 08, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.802, -63.21
21.2 km from Taco Pozo (13.2 miles)

Depth: 588 km

I
1962-02-14 06:36:05 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 30 km depth
Angol, Araucanía, Chile

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1962-02-14 06:36:05 UTC at 06:36
February 14, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.845, -72.885
15.2 km from Angol (9.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 30 km

J

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1962-03-17 20:47:34 UTC at 20:47
March 17, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.767, -43.255

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km


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