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Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 16:16
(Argentina)
M 2.9 252 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 15, 2024 15:14
(Argentina)
M 3.3 125 km WSW
from Mendoza
Apr 15, 2024 10:36
(Argentina)
M 3.6 165 km NW
from Salta
Apr 15, 2024 04:15
(Argentina)
M 2.6 259 km W
from San Rafael
Apr 14, 2024 17:15
(Argentina)
M 3.1 51 km WSW
from San Juan
Apr 14, 2024 14:34
(Argentina)
M 3.1 175 km WSW
from Mendoza
Apr 14, 2024 14:34
(Argentina)
M 3.4 229 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 14, 2024 13:44
(Argentina)
M 2.5 172 km WNW
from Ushuaia
Apr 14, 2024 10:54
(Argentina)
M 3.1 33 km N
from San Juan
Apr 14, 2024 10:42
(Argentina)
M 2.7 291 km WNW
from San Juan
Apr 14, 2024 04:07
(Argentina)
M 3.1 165 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 14, 2024 02:55
(Argentina)
M 3.1 37 km ESE
from San Juan
Apr 14, 2024 00:31
(Argentina)
M 3.4 27 km SE
from San Juan
Apr 14, 2024 00:16
(Argentina)
M 4.5 79 km SE
from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán
Apr 13, 2024 20:01
(Argentina)
M 4.8 264 km W
from Mendoza
Apr 13, 2024 18:58
(Argentina)
M 3.3 223 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 13, 2024 17:15
(Argentina)
M 2.6 251 km W
from San Rafael
Apr 13, 2024 16:27
(Argentina)
M 4.0 217 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 13, 2024 15:21
(Argentina)
M 3.8 188 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 13, 2024 15:16
(Argentina)
M 2.9 253 km W
from Mendoza
Apr 13, 2024 12:05
(Argentina)
M 3.0 278 km W
from Mendoza
Apr 13, 2024 11:37
(Argentina)
M 3.6 239 km WNW
from Salta
Apr 13, 2024 04:10
(Argentina)
M 2.7 299 km WNW
from San Juan
Apr 13, 2024 00:05
(Argentina)
M 3.0 289 km WNW
from San Juan
Apr 12, 2024 19:46
(Argentina)
M 3.2 49 km NW
from San Juan

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Recent Argentina Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Argentina. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Argentina and elsewhere.

Argentina Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
421 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
Apr 15, 2024 16:16

Average

A total of 4216 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Argentina in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 421 earthquakes per year, or 35 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Argentina roughly every 0 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Argentina in 2015. A total of 585 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Argentina that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Argentina with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Argentina in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Argentina during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Argentina (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 3973 94.24%
Mag. 5 208 4.93%
Mag. 6 33 0.78%
Mag. 7 2 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Argentina

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.6
On Dec 25, 2016 11:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Aug 16, 1906 20:23.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Argentina occurred on Dec 25, 2016 11:22 local time (America/Argentina/Catamarca timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.6 and struck 220 kilometers (137 mi) west-southwest of Esquel, at a depth of 38 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Argentina in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Aug 16, 1906 20:23, 247 kilometers (153 mi) west-southwest of Mendoza. It is the strongest earthquake near Argentina in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Argentina in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Argentina.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Argentina.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 25, 2016 11:22
(Argentina)
M 7.6 220 km WSW
from Esquel
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Argentina)
M 7.0 286 km WNW
from Mendoza
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Argentina)
M 6.8 287 km WNW
from San Juan
Jan 20, 2023 19:09
(Argentina)
M 6.8 165 km NE
from Santiago del Estero
May 10, 2022 20:06
(Argentina)
M 6.8 191 km NW
from Salta
Feb 11, 2015 15:57
(Argentina)
M 6.7 186 km NW
from San Salvador de Jujuy
Jul 17, 2023 00:05
(Argentina)
M 6.6 86 km NNW
from Zapala
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Argentina)
M 6.6 272 km WNW
from Mendoza
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Argentina)
M 6.5 299 km W
from San Juan
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Argentina)
M 6.5 272 km WNW
from San Juan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Argentina

Earthquakes by region of Argentina

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Argentina.

When was the last earthquake in Argentina?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Argentina on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 16:16 local time (America/Argentina/Salta). The center of this earthquake was located 252km west-northwest of Salta at a depth of 239km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Argentina in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Argentina?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Argentina on the evening of August 16, 1906 at 20:23 local time (America/Argentina/Mendoza). The center of this earthquake was located 247km west-northwest of Mendoza at a depth of 35km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Argentina since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Argentina?

In the past 10 years, 4216 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Argentina. This averages to 422 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.