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List of latest earthquakes near Antofagasta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 02:04
(Santiago)
M 2.8 261 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 22:18
(Santiago)
M 2.6 106 km E
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 18:59
(Santiago)
M 2.7 201 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 17:24
(Santiago)
M 4.4 275 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 15:44
(Santiago)
M 3.0 264 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 15:21
(Santiago)
M 2.4 252 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 14:36
(Santiago)
M 2.6 104 km SSE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 13:51
(Santiago)
M 2.9 250 km E
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 08:40
(Santiago)
M 3.1 239 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 06:50
(Santiago)
M 2.6 266 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 06:39
(Santiago)
M 3.1 217 km S
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 06:06
(Santiago)
M 3.1 261 km E
from Antofagasta
May 25, 2024 01:46
(Santiago)
M 2.7 175 km SSW
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 22:58
(Santiago)
M 3.9 268 km E
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 22:50
(Santiago)
M 3.7 280 km ENE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 21:18
(Santiago)
M 2.6 274 km N
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 20:58
(Santiago)
M 2.7 231 km NNE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 16:43
(Santiago)
M 3.1 266 km NNE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 11:14
(Santiago)
M 3.1 250 km ESE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 09:18
(Santiago)
M 2.9 295 km ESE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 08:30
(Santiago)
M 2.7 278 km NE
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 01:42
(Santiago)
M 3.6 223 km E
from Antofagasta
May 24, 2024 01:34
(Santiago)
M 3.5 298 km E
from Antofagasta
May 23, 2024 21:37
(Santiago)
M 2.6 282 km E
from Antofagasta
May 22, 2024 22:24
(Santiago)
M 2.9 287 km NE
from Antofagasta

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Antofagasta

Recent Antofagasta Earthquake News

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

Antofagasta Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
138 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.8
May 26, 2024 02:04

Average

A total of 1384 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Antofagasta in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 138 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Antofagasta roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Antofagasta in 2022. A total of 163 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Antofagasta that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Antofagasta in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Antofagasta 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 Antofagasta (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1294 93.5%
Mag. 5 81 5.85%
Mag. 6 9 0.65%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Antofagasta

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Jun 3, 2020 03:35.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Dec 9, 1950 17:38.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Antofagasta occurred on Jun 3, 2020 03:35 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 201 kilometers (125 mi) east-northeast of Antofagasta, at a depth of 112 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Antofagasta in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Dec 9, 1950 17:38, 255 kilometers (158 mi) east-northeast of Antofagasta. It is the strongest earthquake near Antofagasta 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 Antofagasta 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 Antofagasta.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Antofagasta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 3, 2020 03:35
(Santiago)
M 6.8 201 km ENE
from Antofagasta
Apr 15, 2017 05:19
(Santiago)
M 6.3 276 km E
from Antofagasta
Nov 27, 2015 18:00
(Santiago)
M 6.2 132 km S
from Antofagasta
Jul 27, 2022 14:58
(Santiago)
M 6.2 247 km NE
from Antofagasta
Sep 11, 2020 04:35
(Santiago)
M 6.2 256 km N
from Antofagasta
Jul 28, 2022 00:15
(Santiago)
M 6.1 191 km N
from Antofagasta
Jul 25, 2016 13:26
(Santiago)
M 6.1 273 km S
from Antofagasta
Dec 14, 2020 12:20
(Santiago)
M 6.0 268 km NE
from Antofagasta
Jun 10, 2015 10:52
(Santiago)
M 6.0 244 km NE
from Antofagasta
Jan 11, 2017 18:58
(Santiago)
M 5.8 110 km NNE
from Antofagasta

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Antofagasta

Nearest earthquakes from Antofagasta

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Antofagasta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 20, 2016 20:22
(Santiago)
M 4.1 7 km SE
from Antofagasta
Jul 10, 2016 17:46
(Santiago)
M 4.3 24 km SSW
from Antofagasta
Sep 13, 2014 22:23
(Santiago)
M 4.0 25 km NNW
from Antofagasta
Feb 17, 2017 06:17
(Santiago)
M 4.5 27 km NW
from Antofagasta
Jun 26, 2020 12:49
(Santiago)
M 4.0 28 km ESE
from Antofagasta
Mar 30, 2024 06:03
(Santiago)
M 4.2 32 km SSW
from Antofagasta
Sep 28, 2023 03:57
(Santiago)
M 4.3 34 km ESE
from Antofagasta
Mar 30, 2019 15:33
(Santiago)
M 4.5 39 km SSE
from Antofagasta
Sep 13, 2022 16:57
(Santiago)
M 4.3 41 km S
from Antofagasta
Nov 12, 2023 10:30
(Santiago)
M 4.4 41 km WNW
from Antofagasta

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Antofagasta

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Antofagasta?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Antofagasta on the night of May 26, 2024 at 02:04 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 261km north-east of Antofagasta at a depth of 132km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Antofagasta in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Antofagasta?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Antofagasta on the afternoon of December 9, 1950 at 17:38 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 255km east of Antofagasta at a depth of 114km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Antofagasta since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Antofagasta?

In the past 10 years, 1384 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Antofagasta. This averages to 138 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.