Latest earthquakes near Brazil today

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List of latest earthquakes near Brazil.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 13, 2024 17:46
(Rio Branco)
M 5.0 387 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Jun 3, 2024 21:55
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.7 79 km ESE
from Montes Claros
May 9, 2024 20:39
(Rio Branco)
M 4.1 286 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Apr 24, 2024 22:33
(Rio Branco)
M 4.0 215 km W
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Apr 22, 2024 14:19
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.8 14 km NNE
from Santa Luzia
Apr 16, 2024 08:54
(Rio Branco)
M 4.3 245 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Apr 11, 2024 19:27
(Rio Branco)
M 4.2 249 km W
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Apr 7, 2024 09:53
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.9 90 km WSW
from Uberaba
Apr 5, 2024 07:09
(Rio Branco)
M 4.0 231 km W
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 27, 2024 23:05
(Rio Branco)
M 5.2 192 km W
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 27, 2024 23:16
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.5 95 km WSW
from Uberaba
Mar 27, 2024 23:09
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.6 94 km WSW
from Uberaba
Mar 27, 2024 15:16
(Rio Branco)
M 4.1 272 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 27, 2024 09:16
(Rio Branco)
M 5.0 124 km S
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 27, 2024 06:29
(Rio Branco)
M 4.4 200 km WNW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 23, 2024 08:35
(Rio Branco)
M 4.2 272 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 15, 2024 06:21
(Rio Branco)
M 4.0 231 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 5, 2024 04:09
(Rio Branco)
M 4.1 249 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Mar 2, 2024 13:54
(Sao Paulo)
M 2.7 9 km NNW
from Sete Lagoas
Feb 17, 2024 01:29
(Rio Branco)
M 4.2 222 km W
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Feb 16, 2024 01:54
(Rio Branco)
M 4.4 187 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Feb 11, 2024 20:44
(Rio Branco)
M 4.2 294 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Feb 11, 2024 02:05
(Bahia)
M 2.7 116 km W
from Salvador
Feb 5, 2024 14:09
(Rio Branco)
M 4.0 222 km SW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Jan 30, 2024 12:43
(Rio Branco)
M 4.2 234 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Brazil

Brazil Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
31 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Jun 13, 2024 17:46

Average

A total of 313 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Brazil in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 31 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Brazil roughly every 11 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Brazil in 2021. A total of 49 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Brazil that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Brazil in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Brazil 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 Brazil (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 288 92.01%
Mag. 5 20 6.39%
Mag. 6 5 1.6%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Brazil

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Jan 5, 2019 14:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Aug 19, 1961 00:09.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Brazil occurred on Jan 5, 2019 14:25 local time (America/Rio_Branco timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 90 kilometers (56 mi) west of Tarauacá, at a depth of 570 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Brazil in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Aug 19, 1961 00:09, 288 kilometers (179 mi) west of Tarauacá. It is the strongest earthquake near Brazil 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 Brazil 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 Brazil.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Brazil.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 5, 2019 14:25
(Rio Branco)
M 6.8 90 km W
from Tarauacá
Nov 26, 2015 00:45
(Rio Branco)
M 6.7 126 km SSW
from Tarauacá
Jan 20, 2024 16:31
(Rio Branco)
M 6.6 139 km ENE
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Jan 28, 2024 04:38
(Rio Branco)
M 6.5 70 km W
from Tarauacá
Jun 7, 2022 19:55
(Rio Branco)
M 6.5 108 km SSW
from Tarauacá
Oct 2, 2021 07:52
(Rio Branco)
M 5.9 165 km SSW
from Tarauacá
Jan 31, 2021 15:05
(Boa Vista)
M 5.5 122 km E
from Boa Vista
Dec 22, 2022 08:13
(Rio Branco)
M 5.5 196 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
May 3, 2017 21:28
(Rio Branco)
M 5.3 213 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul
Sep 2, 2023 06:11
(Rio Branco)
M 5.3 183 km WSW
from Cruzeiro do Sul

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Brazil

Earthquakes by region of Brazil

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Brazil?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Brazil on the afternoon of June 13, 2024 at 17:46 local time (America/Rio_Branco). The center of this earthquake was located 387km west-southwest of Cruzeiro do Sul at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Brazil in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Brazil?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Brazil on the night of August 19, 1961 at 00:09 local time (America/Rio_Branco). The center of this earthquake was located 288km south of Tarauacá at a depth of 612km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Brazil since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Brazil?

In the past 10 years, 313 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Brazil. This averages to 31 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 12 days.