Get our newsletter!
Check out the volcano tours offered by Volcano-Adventures!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
28 Jan - 4 Feb 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
17-23 Mar 2018: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
28 Apr - 3 May 2018: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
5-13 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-20 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
9-17 Jun 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-14 Jul 2018: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait
15-31 Jul 2018: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Monday, 11 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Monday, 11 December 2017
Dec 11 19:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 11 Dec 19:00:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.67°S / 70.94°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (208 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 11 Dec
Mon, 11 Dec 19:00 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km5.5 OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Dec 19:00 UTCM 5.5 / 7.6 km- 111km WNW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Mon, 11 Dec 19:00 UTCM 5.4 / 35 km98 km al O de Pisagua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Iquique (Chile) (112 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Really strong. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 11 Dec 19:33 UTCM 3.2 / 15 km - [info] (231 km)99 km al O de Pisagua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 11 Dec 19:40 UTCM 3.9 / 40 km - [info] (227 km)96 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 11 Dec 22:13 UTCM 3.7 / 29.3 km - [info] (231 km)99 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 12 Dec
Tue, 12 Dec 07:22 UTCM 2.6 / 41.3 km - [info] (230 km)98 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 12 Dec 12:45 UTCM 4.0 / 96.3 km - [info] (79 km)47 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 13 Dec
Wed, 13 Dec 10:39 UTCM 3.0 / 100 km - [info] (36 km)49 km al SE de Camiña[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 13 Dec 14:12 UTCM 2.6 / 56.7 km - [info] (133 km)19 km al S de Pozo Almonte[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 13 Dec 16:22 UTCM 3.0 / 119.7 km - [info] (52 km)73 km al NE de Pica[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 14 Dec
Thu, 14 Dec 18:10 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (136 km)Near Coast of Northern Chile
[Map]
GFZ
Santiago / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fri, 15 Dec
Fri, 15 Dec 01:25 UTCM 2.8 / 88.7 km - [info] (62 km)27 km al SE de Pica[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 15 Dec 20:50 UTCM 2.8 / 49.1 km - [info] (216 km)85 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 16 Dec
Sat, 16 Dec 05:34 UTCM 3.6 / 63.9 km - [info] (109 km)21 km al E de Cuya
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 17 Dec
Sun, 17 Dec 01:19 UTCM 4.3 / 99.8 km - [info] (84 km)33 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 17 Dec 01:39 UTCM 2.8 / 54.3 km - [info] (140 km)14 km al SO de Pozo Almonte
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 17 Dec 10:35 UTCM 3.1 / 32.9 km - [info] (226 km)93 km al O de Pisagua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 17 Dec 14:23 UTCM 2.6 / 93.3 km - [info] (64 km)22 km al E de Pica[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 18 Dec
Mon, 18 Dec 05:59 UTCM 2.6 / 32.3 km - [info] (226 km)94 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 18 Dec 18:30 UTCM 3.1 / 102.4 km - [info] (71 km)56 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 20 Dec
Wed, 20 Dec 03:16 UTCM 3.0 / 100.2 km - [info] (51 km)61 km al SE de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 21 Dec
Thu, 21 Dec 11:44 UTCM 3.1 / 92.5 km - [info] (73 km)20 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 21 Dec 21:42 UTCM 2.9 / 85.8 km - [info] (81 km)24 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 23 Dec
Sat, 23 Dec 04:06 UTCM 3.5 / 99.8 km - [info] (45 km)31 km al S de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 23 Dec 20:15 UTCM 2.9 / 45.1 km - [info] (236 km)104 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 23 Dec 21:24 UTCM 3.5 / 98.2 km - [info] (51 km)57 km al S de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 24 Dec
Sun, 24 Dec 03:54 UTCM 2.7 / 90 km - [info] (90 km)33 km al N de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 25 Dec
Mon, 25 Dec 00:09 UTCM 3.5 / 37.7 km - [info] (115 km)15 km al E de Cuya
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 25 Dec 23:37 UTCM 2.7 / 117 km - [info]Puchuldiza (12 km)37 km al E de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 26 Dec
Tue, 26 Dec 04:16 UTCM 3.6 / 60.1 km - [info] (111 km)19 km al E de Cuya
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 26 Dec 22:09 UTCM 2.7 / 98 km - [info] (45 km)9 km al NE de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 28 Dec
Thu, 28 Dec 02:51 UTCM 3.3 / 15 km - [info] (218 km)89 km al SO de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 28 Dec 20:10 UTCM 2.6 / 102.3 km - [info] (36 km)42 km al N de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 29 Dec
Fri, 29 Dec 01:20 UTCM 2.9 / 100 km - [info] (78 km)49 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 29 Dec 17:57 UTCM 3.4 / 35 km - [info] (214 km)75 km al O de Iquique
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 30 Dec
Sat, 30 Dec 07:06 UTCM 3.0 / 97.6 km - [info] (71 km)54 km al N de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 30 Dec 08:20 UTCM 5.1 / 98 km - [info] (31 km)Northern Chile
[Map]
GFZ
Iquique, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mon, 1 Jan
Mon, 1 Jan 17:35 UTCM 2.7 / 35.9 km - [info] (162 km)30 km al NO de Iquique
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 1 Jan 19:14 UTCM 2.9 / 98.3 km - [info] (70 km)42 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 4 Jan
Thu, 4 Jan 20:12 UTCM 3.5 / 79.6 km - [info] (90 km)38 km al E de Cuya[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 4 Jan 20:48 UTCM 3.5 / 22 km - [info] (273 km)141 km al O de Pisagua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 6 Jan
Sat, 6 Jan 11:17 UTCM 3.0 / 95.8 km - [info] (50 km)21 km al S de Camiña[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 8 Jan
Mon, 8 Jan 10:14 UTCM 2.6 / 78.5 km - [info] (92 km)39 km al E de Cuya
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 8 Jan 17:33 UTCM 3.0 / 57 km - [info] (136 km)TARAPACA, CHILE
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 9 Jan
Tue, 9 Jan 08:28 UTCM 3.2 / 112.9 km - [info] (74 km)29 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 9 Jan 17:57 UTCM 2.7 / 30.7 km - [info] (235 km)83 km al SO de Iquique
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 9 Jan 22:52 UTCM 3.4 / 105 km - [info] (49 km)TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 10 Jan
Wed, 10 Jan 20:52 UTCM 3.1 / 108.2 km - [info] (37 km)58 km al S de Putre
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 Jan
Sun, 14 Jan 01:51 UTCM 3.0 / 94.3 km - [info] (77 km)36 km al NE de Pica
I FELT IT
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 Jan 19:39 UTCM 2.6 / 27.4 km - [info] (227 km)95 km al O de Pisagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 15 Jan
Mon, 15 Jan 06:59 UTCM 2.6 / 119.2 km - [info]Arintica (21 km)63 km al N de Camiña
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 15 Jan 12:25 UTCM 3.4 / 38 km - [info] (167 km)58 km al O de Cuya
I FELT IT
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: