Largest earthquakes in or near Fiambala, Catamarca, Argentina, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 15, 2022 00:11 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 108 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Fiambala has had 6 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above and 108 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.5 | 146 km NW of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.9 | 38 km NW of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (114 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Mar 6, 2022 6:35 am (GMT -3) (Mar 6, 2022 09:35 GMT)
5.5

118 km
154 km (96 mi)146 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina 3 reportsMoreMap
Aug 24, 2021 8:28 pm (GMT -4) (Aug 25, 2021 00:28 GMT)
5.1

94 km
82 km (51 mi)111 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile 4 reportsMoreMap
May 29, 2020 4:32 pm (GMT +0) (May 29, 2020 16:32 GMT)
5.0

110 km
36 km (22 mi)132 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
Mar 5, 2020 06:57 GMT
5.4

117 km
107 km (66 mi)La Rioja, 42 km south of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina 3 reportsMoreMap
Sep 25, 2019 19:43 GMT
5.2

152 km
163 km (101 mi)57 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
May 24, 2019 20:15 GMT
5.5

157 km
167 km (104 mi)56 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina 2 reportsMoreMap
Apr 29, 2019 16:35 GMT
5.0

138 km
153 km (95 mi)20 km southeast of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina 1 reportMoreMap
Mar 14, 2019 15:09 GMT
5.1

176 km
162 km (101 mi)58 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
Jan 28, 2018 10:11 GMT
5.3

109 km
105 km (65 mi)256 km northwest of Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina 2 reportsMoreMap
Aug 11, 2017 23:57 GMT
5.0

110 km
144 km (89 mi)28 km east of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
Aug 1, 2017 06:13 GMT
5.5

82 km
151 km (94 mi)53 km west of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina 5 reportsMoreMap
Apr 20, 2017 21:24 GMT
5.2

144 km
102 km (63 mi)26 km east of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
Mar 20, 2017 08:17 GMT
5.2

158 km
127 km (79 mi)51 km north of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
Nov 13, 2016 01:01 GMT
5.3

119 km
143 km (89 mi)26 km east of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina 3 reportsMoreMap
May 19, 2016 20:25 GMT
5.1

154 km
173 km (107 mi)52 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina 2 reportsMoreMap
May 4, 2015 21:00 GMT
5.3

104 km
28 km (17 mi)128 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile MoreMap
10/11/2014 06:08:20 (Nov 10, 2014 09:08 GMT)
5.0

119 km
121 km (75 mi)247 km northwest of Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina MoreMap
Oct 23, 2014 00:21 GMT
5.0

89 km
159 km (99 mi)235 km west of Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina MoreMap
Sep 14, 2014 05:33 GMT
5.0

107 km
118 km (73 mi)242 km northwest of Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina MoreMap
Friday, February 21, 2014 07:43:45 (Feb 21, 2014 10:43 GMT)
5.1

105 km
156 km (97 mi)34 km northeast of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina MoreMap
Dec 1, 2013 07:17 GMT
5.6

141 km
157 km (98 mi)53 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 1015 joules (793 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Fiambala Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Fiambala?

The last earthquake in Fiambala occurred 24 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 146 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 at 6:35 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Fiambala since 1900?

Since 1900, Fiambala, Catamarca, Argentina had 114 quakes up to magnitude 6.9.

What was the strongest quake in Fiambala since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Fiambala since 1900 occurred 102 years ago: Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - 38 km northwest of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on Tuesday, August 3, 1920 at 19:57 GMT.

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