Latest earthquakes near Calama, Antofagasta today

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List of latest earthquakes near Calama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 15, 2024 15:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 218 km SSE
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 13:40
(Santiago)
M 3.0 144 km N
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 13:23
(Santiago)
M 3.7 112 km WNW
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 12:03
(Santiago)
M 3.0 46 km NNE
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 11:24
(Santiago)
M 2.8 69 km SW
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 09:36
(Santiago)
M 3.6 277 km SE
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 08:06
(Santiago)
M 3.1 137 km N
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 06:40
(Santiago)
M 2.5 150 km N
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 04:36
(Santiago)
M 2.7 40 km NNW
from Calama
Apr 15, 2024 01:02
(Santiago)
M 4.2 145 km NNW
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 22:39
(Santiago)
M 2.7 202 km N
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 19:15
(Santiago)
M 2.9 130 km NNW
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 13:34
(Santiago)
M 3.4 237 km SE
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 07:15
(Santiago)
M 3.9 83 km NNE
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 06:31
(Santiago)
M 3.5 39 km N
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 03:07
(Santiago)
M 3.1 277 km SE
from Calama
Apr 14, 2024 00:35
(Santiago)
M 2.9 198 km NNW
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 21:18
(Santiago)
M 3.8 184 km W
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 21:04
(Santiago)
M 2.7 197 km NW
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 20:06
(Santiago)
M 2.6 100 km SE
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 17:58
(Santiago)
M 3.3 237 km SE
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 17:31
(Santiago)
M 2.7 179 km N
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 15:27
(Santiago)
M 4.0 232 km SE
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 15:10
(Santiago)
M 4.2 169 km N
from Calama
Apr 13, 2024 14:21
(Santiago)
M 3.8 255 km SE
from Calama

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Calama

Recent Calama Earthquake News

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

Calama Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 4233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Calama, Antofagasta in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 423 earthquakes per year, or 35 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Calama roughly every 0 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Calama in 2014. A total of 546 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Calama that year. The strongest had a 7.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Calama in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Calama 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 Calama (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 4053 95.75%
Mag. 5 162 3.83%
Mag. 6 18 0.43%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Calama

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 Calama occurred on Jun 3, 2020 03:35 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 102 kilometers (63 mi) south-southeast of Calama, at a depth of 112 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Calama in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Dec 9, 1950 17:38, 198 kilometers (123 mi) south-southeast of Calama. It is the strongest earthquake near Calama 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 Calama, 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 Calama.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Calama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 3, 2020 03:35
(Santiago)
M 6.8 102 km SSE
from Calama
May 10, 2022 19:06
(Santiago)
M 6.8 260 km ESE
from Calama
Feb 11, 2015 15:57
(Santiago)
M 6.7 241 km ESE
from Calama
Feb 18, 2017 09:10
(Santiago)
M 6.4 279 km SE
from Calama
Mar 22, 2023 13:00
(Santiago)
M 6.4 271 km ESE
from Calama
Apr 15, 2017 05:19
(Santiago)
M 6.3 152 km SE
from Calama
Nov 30, 2020 19:55
(Santiago)
M 6.3 285 km SE
from Calama
Sep 13, 2021 02:18
(Santiago)
M 6.2 243 km SE
from Calama
Sep 24, 2014 08:16
(Santiago)
M 6.2 278 km ESE
from Calama
Jul 27, 2022 14:58
(Santiago)
M 6.2 46 km NE
from Calama

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Calama

Nearest earthquakes from Calama

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Calama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 5, 2016 16:31
(Santiago)
M 4.2 6 km SE
from Calama
Feb 21, 2016 07:39
(Santiago)
M 4.1 7 km SSW
from Calama
Apr 8, 2018 10:37
(Santiago)
M 4.1 8 km NNE
from Calama
Jan 21, 2018 06:52
(Santiago)
M 4.0 9 km S
from Calama
Apr 5, 2024 00:31
(Santiago)
M 4.2 11 km SSE
from Calama
Nov 15, 2015 18:48
(Santiago)
M 4.1 12 km S
from Calama
Apr 8, 2022 05:03
(Santiago)
M 4.1 11 km E
from Calama
Nov 4, 2018 02:15
(Santiago)
M 4.0 11 km N
from Calama
Feb 27, 2023 09:53
(Santiago)
M 4.3 12 km SE
from Calama
Jul 31, 2017 04:00
(Santiago)
M 4.2 12 km N
from Calama

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Calama

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Calama, Antofagasta?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Calama on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 15:16 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 218km south-southeast of Calama at a depth of 239km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Calama, Antofagasta in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Calama, Antofagasta?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Calama on the afternoon of December 9, 1950 at 17:38 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 198km south-southeast of Calama at a depth of 114km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Calama since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Calama, Antofagasta?

In the past 10 years, 4233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Calama. This averages to 423 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.