Latest earthquakes near Argentina today

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List of latest earthquakes near Argentina.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 04:13
(Argentina)
M 3.7 272 km W
from Mendoza
Jun 18, 2024 03:28
(Argentina)
M 3.2 193 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 18, 2024 03:03
(Argentina)
M 2.9 209 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 21:21
(Argentina)
M 3.5 158 km NNW
from San Carlos de Bariloche
Jun 17, 2024 21:21
(Argentina)
M 3.4 266 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 20:07
(Argentina)
M 4.3 156 km WNW
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 19:38
(Argentina)
M 3.3 231 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 19:19
(Argentina)
M 3.5 45 km E
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 18:17
(Argentina)
M 3.4 231 km WNW
from San Carlos de Bariloche
Jun 17, 2024 17:52
(Argentina)
M 2.7 251 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 14:49
(Argentina)
M 3.4 280 km W
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 13:43
(Argentina)
M 3.4 299 km WNW
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 11:59
(Argentina)
M 3.2 74 km W
from San Juan
Jun 17, 2024 10:09
(Argentina)
M 3.3 250 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 09:49
(Argentina)
M 3.2 153 km NNW
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 09:07
(Argentina)
M 4.2 234 km NNW
from San Juan
Jun 17, 2024 06:46
(Argentina)
M 2.9 125 km W
from Mendoza
Jun 17, 2024 06:41
(Argentina)
M 3.3 236 km NW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 06:21
(Argentina)
M 3.2 248 km NW
from Zapala
Jun 17, 2024 05:36
(Argentina)
M 4.2 176 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 03:47
(Argentina)
M 3.3 215 km SSW
from San Rafael
Jun 17, 2024 03:35
(Argentina)
M 2.8 178 km SW
from San Carlos de Bariloche
Jun 17, 2024 03:01
(Argentina)
M 2.8 192 km NNW
from San Juan
Jun 17, 2024 02:34
(Argentina)
M 3.1 213 km WNW
from Salta
Jun 17, 2024 02:16
(Argentina)
M 3.3 33 km SE
from San Juan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Argentina

Argentina Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
422 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Jun 18, 2024 04:13

Average

A total of 4222 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 422 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 3982 94.32%
Mag. 5 205 4.86%
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.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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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
May 10, 2022 20:06
(Argentina)
M 6.8 191 km NW
from Salta
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
Feb 11, 2015 15:57
(Argentina)
M 6.7 186 km NW
from San Salvador de Jujuy
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Argentina)
M 6.6 272 km WNW
from Mendoza
Jul 17, 2023 00:05
(Argentina)
M 6.6 86 km NNW
from Zapala
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Argentina)
M 6.5 272 km WNW
from San Juan
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Argentina)
M 6.5 299 km W
from San Juan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Argentina

Earthquakes by region of Argentina

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Argentina.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Argentina?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Argentina on the night of June 18, 2024 at 04:13 local time (America/Argentina/Mendoza). The center of this earthquake was located 272km west of Mendoza at a depth of 27km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. 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, 4222 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.