Largest earthquakes in or near Chile on record since 1900

Updated 1 Mar 2021 01:42 GMT -
Since 1900, Chile has had 1 quake of magnitude 9.5, 9 quakes between 8.0 and 9.0, 67 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, and 23 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0.
Biggest quake: 9.5 quake Arauco, 38 km south of Kanyete, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile, 22 May 1960 19:11 GMT
Most recent quake: 7.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 82 km northwest of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile, 1 September 2020 04:09 GMT
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Showing quakessince 1900, magnitude 6.8 or higher (100 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
22 May 1960 19:11:20 GMT
9.5

25 km
(0 km)Arauco, 38 km south of Kanyete, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile MoreMap
27 Feb 2010 06:34:11 GMT
8.8

23 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 55 km north of Tomé, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile MoreMap
11 Nov 1922 04:32:51 GMT
8.5

70 km
(0 km)Provincia de Copiapo, 94 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 18:46:46 (1 Apr 2014 23:46:46 GMT)
8.2

20 km
(196 km)South Pacific Ocean, 94 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile 14 reportsMoreMap
9 Dec 1950 21:38:51 GMT
8.2

114 km
(0 km)El Loa, 255 km east of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
17 Aug 1906 00:40:04 GMT
8.2

35 km
(0 km)17 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
21 May 1960 10:02:57 GMT
8.1

25 km
(0 km)4.6 km southeast of Каньете, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Чили MoreMap
6 Apr 1943 16:07:17 GMT
8.1

35 km
(0 km)37 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
30 Jul 1995 05:11:23 GMT
8.0

46 km
(0 km)36 km north of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
3 Mar 1985 22:47:07 GMT
8.0

33 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 41 km west of Quilpué, Provincia de Marga Marga, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
16 Sep 2015 22:54:31 GMT
7.8

10 km
(281 km)Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile 104 reportsMoreMap
13 Jun 2005 22:44:33 GMT
7.8

116 km
(0 km)Tamarugal, 103 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
9 Jul 1971 03:03:20 GMT
7.8

60 km
(0 km)Provincia de San Felipe de Aconcagua, 24 km northeast of Hacienda La Calera, Provincia de Quillota, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
6 Jun 1960 05:55:48 GMT
7.8

15 km
(0 km)Coyhaique Province, 45 km south of Puerto Aisén, Provincia de Aisén, Aysén, Chile MoreMap
22 May 1960 18:56:02 GMT
7.8

25 km
(0 km)Malleco Province, 41 km southwest of Анголь, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Чили MoreMap
25 Jan 1939 03:32:15 GMT
7.8

35 km
(0 km)Provincia de Itata, Region del Biobio, 39 km northwest of Chillan, Diguillin, Ñuble, Chile MoreMap
4 Dec 1918 11:47:50 GMT
7.8

40 km
(0 km)59 km west of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
14 Nov 2007 15:40:50 GMT
7.7

40 km
(0 km)36 km southeast of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
10 May 1975 14:27:38 GMT
7.7

6 km
(0 km)Arauco, Region del Biobio, 83 km northwest of Темуко, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Чили MoreMap
28 Dec 1966 08:18:07 GMT
7.7

25 km
(0 km)12 km southwest of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
29 Nov 1957 22:19:50 GMT
7.7

233 km
(0 km)56 km south of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia MoreMap
17 Dec 1949 06:53:32 GMT
7.7

10 km
(0 km)Tierra del Fuego Province, 122 km southeast of Punta Arenas, Provincia de Magallanes, Region of Magallanes, Chile MoreMap
1 Dec 1928 04:06:17 GMT
7.7

35 km
(0 km)34 km northeast of Constitucion, Provincia de Talca, Maule Region, Chile MoreMap
2016-12-25 10:22:27 -04:00 (25 Dec 2016 14:22:27 GMT)
7.6

35 km
(141 km)Chiloé Province, 39 km southwest of Quellon, Chiloe, Los Lagos Region, Chile 54 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 21:43:14 (3 Apr 2014 02:43:14 GMT)
7.6

32 km
(192 km)South Pacific Ocean, 50 km southwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile 8 reportsMoreMap
7 Jul 2001 09:38:43 GMT
7.6

33 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 79 km west of Ilo, Departamento de Moquegua, Peru MoreMap
5 Mar 1987 09:17:05 GMT
7.6

62 km
(0 km)Antofagasta Province, 85 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
30 Jan 1914 03:35:45 GMT
7.6

15 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 180 km west of Talcahuano, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile MoreMap
6 May 1953 17:16:48 GMT
7.5

66 km
(0 km)Concepcion, 24 km southeast of Chiguayante, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Cile MoreMap
13 Jul 1936 11:12:18 GMT
7.5

35 km
(0 km)122 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
27 Feb 2010 08:01:23 GMT
7.4

35 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 124 km west of Lebu, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile MoreMap
4 Mar 1985 00:32:21 GMT
7.4

33 km
(0 km)Provincia de Valparaiso, 27 km southwest of Quilpué, Provincia de Marga Marga, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
4 Oct 1983 18:52:13 GMT
7.4

15 km
(0 km)Provincia de Chañaral, 95 km north of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
23 Nov 1977 09:26:24 GMT
7.4

13 km
(0 km)Departamento de Albardon, 93 km northeast of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina MoreMap
28 Mar 1965 16:33:16 GMT
7.4

70 km
(0 km)7.7 km south of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
1 Nov 1960 08:45:59 GMT
7.4

20 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 214 km west of Temuco, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
18 Apr 1939 06:22:44 GMT
7.4

35 km
(0 km)55 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
21 Dec 1967 02:25:26 GMT
7.3

45 km
(0 km)Tocopilla Province, 37 km northeast of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
2 Dec 1960 09:10:48 GMT
7.3

35 km
(0 km)120 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
17 Dec 1949 15:07:58 GMT
7.3

10 km
(0 km)Provincia de Tierra del Fuego, 114 km southeast of Punta Arenas, Provincia de Magallanes, Region of Magallanes, Chile MoreMap
10 Dec 1920 04:26:07 GMT
7.3

15 km
(0 km)Departamento de Ñorquin, 38 km south of Chos Malal, Departamento de Chos-Malal, Neuquen, Argentina MoreMap
2 Jan 2011 20:20:17 GMT
7.2

24 km
(0 km)Malleco, Araucanía, 42 km north of Carahue, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
12 May 2000 18:43:18 GMT
7.2

225 km
(0 km)Departamento de Susques, 138 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina MoreMap
5 Feb 1988 14:01:02 GMT
7.2

37 km
(0 km)Antofagasta Province, 122 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
8 Aug 1987 15:48:56 GMT
7.2

70 km
(0 km)69 km southeast of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile MoreMap
9 Apr 1985 01:56:59 GMT
7.2

38 km
(0 km)Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, 60 km south of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
16 Oct 1981 03:25:42 GMT
7.2

33 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 146 km west of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
23 Feb 1933 08:09:19 GMT
7.2

35 km
(0 km)Iquique, 32 km south of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
18 Mar 1931 08:02:25 GMT
7.2

35 km
(0 km)San Antonio, Santiago Metropolitan, 24 km southeast of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
21 Nov 1927 23:12:32 GMT
7.2

15 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 20 km southwest of Puerto Cisnes, Provincia de Aisén, Aysén, Chile MoreMap
2 Mar 1919 11:45:15 GMT
7.2

15 km
(0 km)38 km southwest of Esquel, Departamento de Futaleufu, Chubut, Argentina MoreMap
2 Mar 1919 03:26:35 GMT
7.2

15 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, Chile MoreMap
25 Mar 2012 22:37:06 GMT
7.1

41 km
(0 km)23 km northeast of Constitucion, Provincia de Talca, Maule Region, Chile MoreMap
30 Jan 1998 12:16:08 GMT
7.1

42 km
(0 km)35 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
15 Oct 1997 01:03:33 GMT
7.1

58 km
(0 km)37 km south of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile MoreMap
23 Jan 1997 02:15:22 GMT
7.1

276 km
(0 km)16 km northwest of Villazon, Modesto Omiste, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia MoreMap
12 Apr 1988 23:19:55 GMT
7.1

33 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 36 km southwest of Mollendo, Peru MoreMap
18 Aug 1974 10:44:12 GMT
7.1

36 km
(0 km)Cautín Province, Region del Biobio, 79 km northwest of Temuco, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
14 Feb 1962 06:36:05 GMT
7.1

30 km
(0 km)Malleco, 16 km west of Angol, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
22 May 1960 10:30:44 GMT
7.1

25 km
(0 km)Malleco Province, Region del Biobio, 27 km west of Angol, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
14 Jun 1959 00:12:06 GMT
7.1

109 km
(0 km)Tamarugal, 136 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
1 Sep 2020 04:09:27 GMT
7.0

31 km
(249 km)South Pacific Ocean, 82 km northwest of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Чили 129 reportsMoreMap
16 Sep 2015 23:18:42 GMT
7.0

31 km
(253 km)Choapa, 25 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile 1 reportMoreMap
Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:17:32 (16 Mar 2014 21:17:32 GMT)
7.0

33 km
(189 km)South Pacific Ocean, 67 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile 2 reportsMoreMap
11 Mar 2010 14:55:27 GMT
7.0

18 km
(0 km)21 km northeast of Los Navegantes, Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, Chile MoreMap
24 May 1993 23:51:28 GMT
7.0

221 km
(0 km)Departamento de Rinconada, 87 km west of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina MoreMap
19 Jan 1988 07:30:31 GMT
7.0

33 km
(0 km)Antofagasta Province, 119 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
1 Apr 1987 01:48:08 GMT
7.0

249 km
(0 km)52 km west of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina MoreMap
5 Mar 1987 10:55:12 GMT
7.0

35 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 99 km south of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
14 Jun 1970 00:00:11 GMT
7.0

15 km
(0 km)112 km west of Puerto Natales, Provincia de Ultima Esperanza, Region of Magallanes, Chile MoreMap
23 Feb 1965 22:11:47 GMT
7.0

35 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 32 km southwest of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
20 Jun 1960 02:01:14 GMT
7.0

25 km
(0 km)Malleco, 24 km northwest of Traiguén, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
19 Apr 1955 20:24:10 GMT
7.0

15 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
15 Jan 1944 23:49:32 GMT
7.0

15 km
(0 km)Departamento de Angaco, 8.9 km northeast of San Martin, San Juan, Argentina MoreMap
11 Oct 1940 18:41:19 GMT
7.0

35 km
(0 km)Chiloé Province, 24 km southeast of Ancud, Chiloe, Los Lagos Region, Chile MoreMap
2 Dec 1928 04:20:25 GMT
7.0

30 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 53 km southwest of Constitucion, Provincia de Talca, Maule Region, Chile MoreMap
7 Nov 1922 23:00:17 GMT
7.0

25 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 120 km west of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
11 Feb 2011 20:05:30 GMT
6.9

26 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 22 km north of Tomé, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile MoreMap
11 Mar 2010 14:39:43 GMT
6.9

11 km
(0 km)16 km northeast of Los Navegantes, Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, Chili MoreMap
25 Feb 1983 22:49:54 GMT
6.9

146 km
(0 km)Provincia de Parinacota, 94 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile MoreMap
13 Mar 1975 15:26:42 GMT
6.9

4 km
(0 km)Elqui Province, 1.4 km north of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
21 Feb 1971 10:35:22 GMT
6.9

184 km
(0 km)Departamento de Los Andes, 207 km northwest of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina MoreMap
20 Jun 1960 12:59:46 GMT
6.9

25 km
(0 km)18 km southwest of Pitrufquén, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
20 Apr 1949 03:29:10 GMT
6.9

58 km
(0 km)Malleco, 15 km north of Angol, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
2 Aug 1946 19:18:52 GMT
6.9

39 km
(0 km)43 km west of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
4 Oct 1940 07:55:02 GMT
6.9

35 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 44 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
20 Aug 1920 16:15:41 GMT
6.9

15 km
(0 km)40 km southwest of Angol, Provincia de Malleco, Araucania, Chile MoreMap
3 Aug 1920 19:57:21 GMT
6.9

15 km
(0 km)38 km northwest of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
03/06/2020 02:35:38 (3 Jun 2020 07:35:38 GMT)
6.8

133 km
(156 km)Antofagasta Province, 99 km southwest of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
11 Nov 2015 02:46:20 GMT
6.8

12 km
(372 km)South Pacific Ocean, 73 km northwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile 9 reportsMoreMap
11 Nov 2015 01:54:38 GMT
6.8

10 km
(369 km)South Pacific Ocean, 69 km northwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile 8 reportsMoreMap
17 Sep 2015 04:10:39 GMT
6.8

80 km
(207 km)Choapa, 7.6 km southwest of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile 7 reportsMoreMap
19/10/2014 17:22:01 (19 Oct 2014 20:22:01 GMT)
6.8

40 km
(144 km)Santa Rosa, 23 km southeast of San Martin, Mendoza, Argentina MoreMap
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:15 (America/Santiago) (30 Jan 2013 20:15:43 GMT)
6.8

46 km
(180 km)44 km north of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile 3 reportsMoreMap
15 Nov 2007 15:05:58 GMT
6.8

26 km
(0 km)Antofagasta Province, 83 km north of Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
17 Nov 2005 19:26:54 GMT
6.8

147 km
(0 km)Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 106 km east of Calama, Chile MoreMap
20 Jun 2003 13:30:41 GMT
6.8

33 km
(0 km)Limarí, 42 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
6 Jul 1997 09:54:00 GMT
6.8

19 km
(0 km)South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
7 Nov 1981 03:29:51 GMT
6.8

65 km
(0 km)Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 77 km north of Quillota, Valparaiso, Chile MoreMap
3 Aug 1962 08:56:20 GMT
6.8

125 km
(0 km)El Loa, 41 km southeast of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
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