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Largest earthquakes in or near Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Aug 31, 2022 02:59 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 21 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 49 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 127 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Santiago del Estero has had 4 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 21 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 49 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 127 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.4 | 111 km NE of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.3 | Departamento de Alberdi, 143 km NE of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (201 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 10, 2022 5:42 am (GMT -3) (May 10, 2022 08:42 GMT)
5.4

579 km
419 km (260 mi)111 km northeast of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
May 1, 2022 6:19 am (GMT -3) (May 1, 2022 09:19 GMT)
4.2

571 km
444 km (276 mi)92 km east of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Mar 20, 2022 3:14 am (GMT -3) (Mar 20, 2022 06:14 GMT)
4.0

11 km
456 km (283 mi)32 km west of Los Telares, Departamento de Salavina, Santiago del Estero, Argentina 3 reportsMore
Feb 23, 2022 12:58 am (GMT -3) (Feb 23, 2022 03:58 GMT)
4.4

30 km
301 km (187 mi)55 km east of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina 15 reportsMore
Dec 21, 2021 7:34 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 21, 2021 22:34 GMT)
4.2

630 km
490 km (304 mi)27 km northwest of Añatuya, General Taboada, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Nov 27, 2021 4:40 pm (GMT -3) (Nov 27, 2021 19:40 GMT)
4.3

12 km
339 km (211 mi)46 km southwest of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina 10 reportsMore
Sep 11, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT -3) (Sep 11, 2021 19:25 GMT)
4.1

17 km
200 km (124 mi)50 km west of San Miguel de Tucuman, Departamento de Capital, Tucuman, Argentina 2 reportsMore
10 Jun 11:16 am (GMT -3) (Jun 10, 2021 14:16 GMT)
4.4

572 km
421 km (262 mi)24 km southwest of El Hoyo, Departamento de Moreno, Santiago del Estero, Argentina 1 reportMore
May 19, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT -3) (May 19, 2021 15:06 GMT)
5.1

603 km
481 km (299 mi)37 km west of Añatuya, General Taboada, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Dec 14, 2020 12:15 am (GMT -3) (Dec 14, 2020 03:15 GMT)
4.9

29 km
348 km (216 mi)Departamento de Choya, 63 km southwest of Santiago del Estero, Santiago del Estero, Argentina 10 reportsMore
Nov 23, 2020 12:32 am (GMT -3) (Nov 23, 2020 03:32 GMT)
5.0

10 km
269 km (167 mi)21 km northeast of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina 1 reportMore
Nov 23, 2020 12:30 am (GMT -3) (Nov 23, 2020 03:30 GMT)
4.9

571 km
478 km (297 mi)43 km west of Añatuya, General Taboada, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Aug 16, 2020 03:43 GMT
4.6

585 km
446 km (277 mi)101 km east of Santiago del Estero, Capital, Argentina More
26/07/2020 04:32:47 (Jul 26, 2020 07:32 GMT)
4.1

20 km
191 km (119 mi)75 km southwest of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina 1 reportMore
Jul 26, 2020 04:44 GMT
4.8

10 km
220 km (137 mi)42 km southwest of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina More
10/07/2020 09:19:32 (Jul 10, 2020 12:19 GMT)
4.0

21 km
200 km (124 mi)82 km southwest of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina More
25/05/2020 21:53:14 (May 26, 2020 00:53 GMT)
4.0

16 km
305 km (190 mi)54 km west of Santiago del Estero, Capital, Argentina More
Apr 15, 2020 01:15 GMT
5.0

573 km
367 km (228 mi)21 km northwest of El Hoyo, Departamento de Moreno, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Mar 27, 2020 17:42 GMT
5.2

599 km
495 km (308 mi)47 km southwest of Añatuya, General Taboada, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Jan 23, 2020 21:11 GMT
5.2

567 km
424 km (263 mi)15 km west of El Hoyo, Departamento de Moreno, Santiago del Estero, Argentina More
Dec 24, 2019 16:43 GMT
6.0

563 km
419 km (260 mi)16 km northwest of El Hoyo, Departamento de Moreno, Santiago del Estero, Argentina 1 reportMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6076 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.2 x 106 tons of TNT or 326.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Santiago del Estero Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Santiago del Estero?

The last earthquake in Santiago del Estero occurred 20 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 111 km northeast of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 5:42 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Santiago del Estero since 1900?

Since 1900, Santiago del Estero, Argentina had 201 quakes up to magnitude 7.3.

What was the strongest quake in Santiago del Estero since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Santiago del Estero since 1900 occurred 31 years ago: Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Departamento de Alberdi, 143 km northeast of Santiago del Estero, Departamento de Capital, Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on Sunday, June 23, 1991 at 21:22 GMT.

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