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

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 01:36:31 UTC at 01:36
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.903, -82.492
43.2 km from Punta de Burica (27.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 30 km

B

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1918-12-04 11:47:50 UTC at 11:47
December 04, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.538, -70.608
58.2 km from Diego de Almagro (36.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

C

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1918-12-02 09:47:34 UTC at 09:47
December 02, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.391, -43.549

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

D

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1918-05-20 14:36:07 UTC at 14:36
May 20, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.506, -34.933

Central Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 15 km

E

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1919-03-02 11:45:15 UTC at 11:45
March 02, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.109, -71.695
16.2 km from Futaleufú (10.2 miles)

Southern Pacific Ocean

Depth: 15 km

F

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1919-03-02 03:26:35 UTC at 03:26
March 02, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.8, -78.319
388.2 km from Puerto Quellón (241.2 miles)

Coast Of Los Lagos, Chile

Depth: 15 km

G

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1920-12-10 04:26:07 UTC at 04:26
December 10, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.723, -70.256
29.2 km from El Huecú (18.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

H

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1921-12-18 15:29:28 UTC at 15:29
December 18, 1921 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.827, -71.322
107.2 km from Puerto Nariño (66.2 miles)

Depth: 540 km

I

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1922-01-17 03:50:28 UTC at 03:50
January 17, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.025, -71.398
143.2 km from Puerto Nariño (89.2 miles)

Depth: 475 km

J
1922-11-11 04:32:51 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 70 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1922-11-11 04:32:51 UTC at 04:32
November 11, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.293, -69.852
94.2 km from Vallenar (58.2 miles)

Depth: 70 km



A
1922-11-07 23:00:17 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 25 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1922-11-07 23:00:17 UTC at 23:00
November 07, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.365, -71.96
119.2 km from Vallenar (74.2 miles)

Coast Of Atacama, Chile

Depth: 25 km

B
1924-03-04 10:07:53 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Orosí, Cartago, Costa Rica

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1924-03-04 10:07:53 UTC at 10:07
March 04, 1924 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.791, -83.915
6.2 km from Orosí (4.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 15 km

C

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1925-10-13 17:40:38 UTC at 17:40
October 13, 1925 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.794, -42.266

Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge

Depth: 10 km

D
1913-08-06 22:14:37 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1913-08-06 22:14:37 UTC at 22:14
August 06, 1913 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.469, -73.823
119.2 km from Camaná (74.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 25 km

E
1914-01-30 03:35:45 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 15 km depth
Talcahuano, Biobío, Chile

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1914-01-30 03:35:45 UTC at 03:35
January 30, 1914 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.292, -75.057
180.2 km from Talcahuano (112.2 miles)

Coast Of Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 15 km

F

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1900-10-29 09:11:00 UTC at 09:11
October 29, 1900 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.0, -66.0
82.2 km from Guatire (51.2 miles)

Coast Of Venezuela

Depth: 0 km

G

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1906-08-17 00:40:04 UTC at 00:40
August 17, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.4, -71.4
16.2 km from La Ligua (10.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km


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