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Largest earthquakes in or near Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 13:20 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 133 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Departamento de Jachal has had 2 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 5 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 133 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.1 | La Rioja, 141 km E of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.4 | Departamento de Albardon, 93 km NE of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (140 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Apr 3, 2022 2:16 am (GMT -3) (Apr 3, 2022 05:16 GMT)
5.1

111 km
335 km (208 mi)La Rioja, 141 km east of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina 25 reportsMore
Apr 1, 2022 8:28 am (GMT -3) (Apr 1, 2022 11:28 GMT)
5.2

112 km
276 km (171 mi)51 km east of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina 41 reportsMore
31 May 11:48 pm (GMT -3) (Jun 1, 2021 02:48 GMT)
5.1

80 km
351 km (218 mi)88 km east of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina 18 reportsMore
Jan 27, 2021 5:00 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 27, 2021 20:00 GMT)
5.5

10 km
279 km (173 mi)119 km southeast of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile 5 reportsMore
Nov 3, 2019 13:23 GMT
5.6

94 km
235 km (146 mi)20 km west of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina 5 reportsMore
May 20, 2019 11:18 GMT
5.5

106 km
216 km (134 mi)50 km west of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina 72 reportsMore
May 16, 2019 00:32 GMT
5.1

105 km
226 km (140 mi)52 km west of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina 8 reportsMore
Nov 2, 2018 08:20 GMT
5.2

10 km
350 km (217 mi)La Rioja, 54 km north of San Agustin de Valle Fértil, Departamento de Valle Fértil, San Juan, Argentina 3 reportsMore
May 28, 2018 20:59 GMT
5.0

89 km
268 km (167 mi)28 km north of Chimbas, San Juan, Argentina 8 reportsMore
Feb 1, 2018 23:13 GMT
5.2

105 km
211 km (131 mi)56 km west of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina 5 reportsMore
Jan 28, 2018 23:53 GMT
5.2

105 km
260 km (162 mi)30 km northwest of Albardon, San Juan, Argentina 17 reportsMore
Sep 23, 2017 17:25 GMT
5.2

120 km
303 km (188 mi)62 km south of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina 11 reportsMore
Feb 25, 2017 14:00 GMT
5.3

100 km
229 km (142 mi)49 km west of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina More
Aug 1, 2015 11:30 GMT
5.0

10 km
323 km (201 mi)48 km northeast of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina More
Mar 25, 2015 7:29 pm (GMT +0) (Mar 25, 2015 19:29 GMT)
5.0

102 km
247 km (153 mi)98 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina More
Thursday, March 27, 2014 21:10:37 (Mar 28, 2014 00:10 GMT)
5.4

13 km
213 km (132 mi)73 km southwest of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina More
Thursday, March 27, 2014 20:50:52 (Mar 27, 2014 23:50 GMT)
5.5

9.9 km
208 km (129 mi)64 km southwest of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina More
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 05:38:07 (Jan 15, 2014 08:38 GMT)
5.3

88 km
295 km (183 mi)59 km northeast of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina 2 reportsMore
Monday, December 09, 2013 21:51:27 (Dec 10, 2013 00:51 GMT)
5.4

105 km
232 km (144 mi)28 km east of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina More
05/05/2013 05:59:34 (May 5, 2013 08:59 GMT)
5.0

10 km
270 km (168 mi)60 km north of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina More
02/03/2013 12:39:59 (Mar 2, 2013 15:39 GMT)
5.0

103 km
267 km (166 mi)29 km northwest of Albardon, San Juan, Argentina More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3183 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 171.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Departamento de Jachal Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Departamento de Jachal?

The last earthquake in Departamento de Jachal occurred 27 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - La Rioja, 141 km east of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Sunday, Apr 3, 2022 at 2:16 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Departamento de Jachal since 1900?

Since 1900, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina had 140 quakes up to magnitude 7.4.

What was the strongest quake in Departamento de Jachal since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Departamento de Jachal since 1900 occurred 45 years ago: Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake - Departamento de Albardon, 93 km northeast of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, November 23, 1977 at 09:26 GMT.

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