Latest earthquakes near Oruro today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Oruro, Bolivia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Oruro? If an earthquake is happening right now near Oruro, it will show up within minutes.

All earthquakes Any magnitude
Major only Magnitude 4+
Custom  
In 1 sec.
Earthquakes appear here a few minutes after occurring.
List of latest earthquakes near Oruro.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 04:30
(La Paz)
M 2.8 237 km W
from Oruro
May 24, 2024 22:37
(La Paz)
M 2.7 285 km SW
from Oruro
May 24, 2024 19:12
(La Paz)
M 2.6 257 km WSW
from Oruro
May 23, 2024 21:24
(La Paz)
M 2.7 263 km SW
from Oruro
May 22, 2024 21:44
(La Paz)
M 4.3 236 km WNW
from Oruro
May 21, 2024 07:24
(La Paz)
M 2.9 205 km WSW
from Oruro
May 18, 2024 05:40
(La Paz)
M 2.7 252 km WSW
from Oruro
May 18, 2024 04:52
(La Paz)
M 4.3 293 km WSW
from Oruro
May 17, 2024 07:42
(La Paz)
M 3.0 292 km SW
from Oruro
May 16, 2024 04:42
(La Paz)
M 2.7 216 km SW
from Oruro
May 15, 2024 19:58
(La Paz)
M 2.6 263 km W
from Oruro
May 14, 2024 14:19
(La Paz)
M 2.7 254 km WSW
from Oruro
May 12, 2024 13:23
(La Paz)
M 3.9 208 km W
from Oruro
May 11, 2024 07:36
(La Paz)
M 3.1 272 km W
from Oruro
May 11, 2024 07:10
(La Paz)
M 3.3 275 km W
from Oruro
May 9, 2024 22:00
(La Paz)
M 2.7 299 km SW
from Oruro
May 9, 2024 18:33
(La Paz)
M 4.5 186 km SSE
from Oruro
May 9, 2024 09:40
(La Paz)
M 4.5 256 km W
from Oruro
May 8, 2024 06:00
(La Paz)
M 5.2 398 km SSW
from Oruro
May 7, 2024 08:06
(La Paz)
M 3.4 251 km ENE
from Oruro
May 6, 2024 18:18
(La Paz)
M 3.5 276 km WSW
from Oruro
May 6, 2024 11:57
(La Paz)
M 3.3 231 km WNW
from Oruro
May 6, 2024 11:03
(La Paz)
M 4.8 238 km ENE
from Oruro
May 6, 2024 01:01
(La Paz)
M 2.6 278 km WSW
from Oruro
May 5, 2024 14:04
(La Paz)
M 3.6 299 km SW
from Oruro

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Oruro

Recent Oruro Earthquake News

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

Oruro Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
63 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.8
May 26, 2024 04:30

Average

A total of 637 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Oruro in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 63 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Oruro roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Oruro in 2022. A total of 79 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Oruro that year. The strongest had a 5.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oruro in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Oruro 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 Oruro (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 599 94.03%
Mag. 5 33 5.18%
Mag. 6 5 0.78%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Oruro

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Mar 23, 2015 00:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.9
On Feb 25, 1983 18:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oruro occurred on Mar 23, 2015 00:51 local time (America/La_Paz timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 217 kilometers (135 mi) west of Oruro, at a depth of 130 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Oruro in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.9 earthquake struck on Feb 25, 1983 18:49, 244 kilometers (152 mi) west of Oruro. It is the strongest earthquake near Oruro 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 Oruro 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 Oruro.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
Custom
List of strongest earthquakes near Oruro.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 23, 2015 00:51
(La Paz)
M 6.4 217 km W
from Oruro
Mar 15, 2019 01:03
(La Paz)
M 6.3 132 km E
from Oruro
Jan 20, 2018 21:06
(La Paz)
M 6.3 262 km WSW
from Oruro
Oct 10, 2017 02:32
(La Paz)
M 6.3 282 km WSW
from Oruro
Nov 1, 2018 18:19
(La Paz)
M 6.2 285 km SW
from Oruro
Dec 2, 2023 03:55
(La Paz)
M 5.8 253 km WSW
from Oruro
Nov 8, 2015 04:13
(La Paz)
M 5.7 252 km WNW
from Oruro
Jul 23, 2014 17:39
(La Paz)
M 5.6 297 km SSW
from Oruro
May 24, 2022 08:57
(La Paz)
M 5.5 261 km W
from Oruro
Jan 27, 2022 20:31
(La Paz)
M 5.5 267 km WSW
from Oruro

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Oruro

Nearest earthquakes from Oruro

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Oruro. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Oruro.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 2, 2018 01:38
(La Paz)
M 4.2 4 km NW
from Oruro
Mar 7, 2020 23:05
(La Paz)
M 4.3 15 km E
from Oruro
Sep 20, 2015 08:12
(La Paz)
M 4.3 19 km ESE
from Oruro
May 6, 2018 18:21
(La Paz)
M 4.4 20 km NE
from Oruro
Apr 1, 2019 06:19
(La Paz)
M 4.6 25 km ENE
from Oruro
Jul 11, 2018 13:26
(La Paz)
M 4.3 27 km SE
from Oruro
Jun 19, 2019 23:41
(La Paz)
M 4.1 27 km SE
from Oruro
Jun 11, 2015 00:03
(La Paz)
M 4.0 43 km S
from Oruro
Nov 12, 2017 20:33
(La Paz)
M 4.4 47 km SSE
from Oruro
Oct 4, 2021 21:19
(La Paz)
M 4.4 51 km S
from Oruro

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Oruro

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oruro?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Oruro on the night of May 26, 2024 at 04:30 local time (America/La_Paz). The center of this earthquake was located 237km west of Oruro at a depth of 175km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oruro in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oruro?

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Oruro on the evening of February 25, 1983 at 18:49 local time (America/La_Paz). The center of this earthquake was located 244km west of Oruro at a depth of 146km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oruro since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oruro?

In the past 10 years, 637 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oruro. This averages to 64 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.