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

Updated Jun 28, 2022 22:19 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 8
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 24 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 150 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Departamento de La Paz has had 1 quake of magnitude 8.2, 4 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 24 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 150 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 7.2 | 30 km E of Ayaviri, Puno, Peru -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.2 | Departamento de La Paz, 142 km NW of San Borja, Bolivia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (179 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 26, 2022 7:02 am (GMT -5) (May 26, 2022 12:02 GMT)
7.2

218 km
132 km (82 mi)30 km east of Ayaviri, Puno, Peru 246 reportsMoreMap
May 24, 2022 8:57 am (GMT -4) (May 24, 2022 12:57 GMT)
5.4

148 km
29 km (18 mi)Bolivia, 93 km northeast of Tacna, Peru 8 reportsMoreMap
Mar 3, 2022 2:17 pm (GMT -5) (Mar 3, 2022 19:17 GMT)
5.1

166 km
25 km (16 mi)Puno, 93 km east of Moquegua, Peru 2 reportsMoreMap
Sep 13, 2021 11:33 am (GMT -5) (Sep 13, 2021 16:33 GMT)
5.1

200 km
102 km (63 mi)40 km northwest of Puno, Peru 2 reportsMoreMap
12 May 2:53 am (GMT -5) (May 12, 2021 07:53 GMT)
5.3

10 km
13 km (8.1 mi)Puno, 22 km northeast of Chuquitira, Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru 5 reportsMoreMap
28 Apr 9:49 pm (GMT -5) (Apr 29, 2021 02:49 GMT)
5.0

10 km
17 km (10.6 mi)1.6 km south of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile 1 reportMoreMap
Nov 20, 2020 12:02 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 20, 2020 17:02 GMT)
5.0

133 km
20 km (12 mi)36 km northeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile MoreMap
Jun 2, 2020 10:29 GMT
5.0

177 km
40 km (25 mi)169 km southwest of La Paz, Bolivia MoreMap
May 3, 2020 00:44 GMT
5.6

183 km
113 km (70 mi)36 km west of Juliaca, Provincia de San Roman, Puno, Peru 24 reportsMoreMap
09/04/2020 09:06:52 (Apr 9, 2020 14:06 GMT)
5.0

146 km
24 km (15 mi)85 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile MoreMap
Mar 2, 2020 23:07 GMT
5.0

64 km
114 km (71 mi)34 km southwest of Tacna, Peru 7 reportsMoreMap
Dec 3, 2019 08:46 GMT
6.1

39 km
150 km (93 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Tacna, Peru 27 reportsMoreMap
Nov 13, 2019 00:09 GMT
5.0

183 km
110 km (68 mi)35 km west of Juliaca, Provincia de San Roman, Puno, Peru 1 reportMoreMap
May 16, 2019 14:32 GMT
5.2

113 km
48 km (30 mi)22 km north of Tacna, Peru 10 reportsMoreMap
Mar 15, 2019 05:03 GMT
6.2

357 km
213 km (132 mi)63 km south of Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia 92 reportsMoreMap
2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00 (Mar 1, 2019 08:50 GMT)
7.0

257 km
134 km (83 mi)26 km north of Azangaro, Puno, Peru 133 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1017 joules (48447 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.2 x 107 tons of TNT or 2605.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Departamento de La Paz Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Departamento de La Paz?

The last earthquake in Departamento de La Paz occurred 6 weeks ago: Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 30 km east of Ayaviri, Puno, Peru, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:02 am (GMT -5).

How many quakes were there in Departamento de La Paz since 1900?

Since 1900, Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia had 179 quakes up to magnitude 8.2.

What was the strongest quake in Departamento de La Paz since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Departamento de La Paz since 1900 occurred 28 years ago: Major magnitude 8.2 earthquake - Departamento de La Paz, 142 km northwest of San Borja, Bolivia, on Thursday, June 9, 1994 at 00:33 GMT.

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