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Largest earthquakes in or near Uyuni, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 2, 2022 05:15 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 7
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 88 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Uyuni has had 1 quake of magnitude 7.7, 9 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 88 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.3 | 110 km W of Tupiza, Sud Chichas, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.7 | 56 km S of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (98 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
1 Jun 8:42 am (GMT -4) (Jun 1, 2021 12:42 GMT)
5.3

222 km
89 km (55 mi)110 km west of Tupiza, Sud Chichas, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia 2 reportsMoreMap
Jul 19, 2019 01:18 GMT
5.0

198 km
53 km (33 mi)71 km southwest of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 24, 2018 02:19 GMT
5.1

123 km
15 km (9.3 mi)135 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
Apr 1, 2018 21:01 GMT
5.0

193 km
66 km (41 mi)Departamento de Potosi, 340 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
Apr 18, 2017 01:48 GMT
5.0

107 km
1 km (0.6 mi)93 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile 2 reportsMoreMap
Mar 21, 2017 15:01 GMT
5.2

118 km
20 km (12 mi)108 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile 1 reportMoreMap
Sep 24, 2016 20:27 GMT
5.1

103 km
31 km (19 mi)119 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
Apr 13, 2016 20:01 GMT
5.3

226 km
138 km (86 mi)64 km southeast of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia MoreMap
Jun 22, 2015 11:42 GMT
5.0

113 km
1 km (0.6 mi)Departamento de Potosi, 426 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 23:32:22 (Oct 10, 2013 03:32 GMT)
5.1

200 km
103 km (64 mi)63 km southwest of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia MoreMap
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 06:37 (America/Santiago) (Jun 11, 2013 09:37 GMT)
5.1

104 km
3 km (1.9 mi)101 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
Sat, 9 Mar 2013 01:47 (America/La_Paz) (Mar 9, 2013 05:47 GMT)
5.2

337 km
64 km (40 mi)Departamento de Potosi, 349 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
Sun, 4 Nov 2012 15:08 (America/La_Paz) (Nov 4, 2012 19:08 GMT)
5.0

169 km
61 km (38 mi)Departamento de Potosi, 316 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
Sun, 7 Oct 2012 21:50 (America/Santiago) (Oct 8, 2012 01:50 GMT)
5.8

115 km
3 km (1.9 mi)103 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
Jun 3, 2012 11:39 GMT
5.0

101 km
Departamento de Potosi, 386 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
Jan 28, 2012 08:51 GMT
5.1

197 km
Departamento de Potosi, 297 km southwest of Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1016 joules (7089 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.1 x 106 tons of TNT or 381.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Uyuni Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Uyuni?

The last earthquake in Uyuni occurred 50 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 110 km west of Tupiza, Sud Chichas, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on 1 Jun 8:42 am (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Uyuni since 1900?

Since 1900, Uyuni, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia had 98 quakes up to magnitude 7.7.

What was the strongest quake in Uyuni since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Uyuni since 1900 occurred 65 years ago: Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake - 56 km south of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Friday, November 29, 1957 at 22:19 GMT.

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