Latest earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota, Chile today

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List of latest earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 04:30
(Santiago)
M 2.8 125 km NE
from Arica
May 25, 2024 11:18
(Santiago)
M 2.6 162 km SSE
from Arica
May 24, 2024 22:37
(Santiago)
M 2.7 195 km SE
from Arica
May 24, 2024 19:12
(Santiago)
M 2.6 115 km ESE
from Arica
May 24, 2024 18:55
(Santiago)
M 2.8 288 km SSE
from Arica
May 24, 2024 12:40
(Santiago)
M 2.9 89 km WNW
from Arica
May 23, 2024 21:24
(Santiago)
M 2.7 203 km SE
from Arica
May 23, 2024 14:07
(Santiago)
M 2.5 201 km SE
from Arica
May 22, 2024 21:44
(Santiago)
M 4.3 151 km NE
from Arica
May 22, 2024 03:05
(Santiago)
M 2.5 288 km SSE
from Arica
May 21, 2024 07:24
(Santiago)
M 2.9 132 km E
from Arica
May 20, 2024 22:28
(Santiago)
M 2.9 255 km SSE
from Arica
May 20, 2024 19:53
(Santiago)
M 5.1 388 km N
from Arica
May 20, 2024 03:55
(Santiago)
M 2.6 256 km SSE
from Arica
May 19, 2024 21:17
(Santiago)
M 3.2 277 km SSE
from Arica
May 19, 2024 16:17
(Santiago)
M 4.4 261 km S
from Arica
May 19, 2024 05:15
(Santiago)
M 2.5 219 km SE
from Arica
May 19, 2024 00:15
(Santiago)
M 2.5 184 km SSE
from Arica
May 18, 2024 23:19
(Santiago)
M 2.6 296 km SSE
from Arica
May 18, 2024 12:28
(Santiago)
M 3.6 104 km S
from Arica
May 18, 2024 05:40
(Santiago)
M 2.7 95 km ESE
from Arica
May 18, 2024 04:52
(Santiago)
M 4.3 55 km ESE
from Arica
May 17, 2024 07:42
(Santiago)
M 3.0 168 km SE
from Arica
May 16, 2024 14:33
(Santiago)
M 3.1 233 km SE
from Arica
May 16, 2024 10:32
(Santiago)
M 2.5 78 km W
from Arica

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota

Recent Arica y Parinacota Earthquake News

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Arica y Parinacota Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 1660 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Arica y Parinacota, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 166 earthquakes per year, or 13 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Arica y Parinacota roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Arica y Parinacota in 2014. A total of 819 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Arica y Parinacota that year. The strongest had a 8.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Arica y Parinacota in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Arica y Parinacota 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 Arica y Parinacota (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1531 92.23%
Mag. 5 123 7.41%
Mag. 6 6 0.36%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Mar 23, 2015 01:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Apr 1, 2014 20:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Arica y Parinacota occurred on Mar 23, 2015 01:51 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 120 kilometers (75 mi) east of Arica, at a depth of 130 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Apr 1, 2014 20:46, 136 kilometers (85 mi) east of Arica. It is the strongest earthquake near Arica y Parinacota 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 Arica y Parinacota, Chile 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 Arica y Parinacota.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 23, 2015 01:51
(Santiago)
M 6.4 120 km E
from Arica
Jan 20, 2018 22:06
(Santiago)
M 6.3 101 km ESE
from Arica
Oct 10, 2017 03:32
(Santiago)
M 6.3 59 km E
from Arica
Nov 1, 2018 19:19
(Santiago)
M 6.2 164 km SE
from Arica
Dec 6, 2020 13:47
(Santiago)
M 6.1 250 km SSE
from Arica
Dec 3, 2019 05:46
(Santiago)
M 6.0 30 km W
from Arica
Jul 17, 2020 01:40
(Santiago)
M 5.9 197 km S
from Arica
Jun 20, 2014 16:22
(Santiago)
M 5.8 166 km SSW
from Arica
Dec 2, 2023 04:55
(Santiago)
M 5.8 145 km SE
from Arica
Jun 19, 2014 15:54
(Santiago)
M 5.8 163 km SSW
from Arica

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Arica y Parinacota

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Arica y Parinacota.

When was the last earthquake in Arica y Parinacota, Chile?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Arica y Parinacota on the night of May 26, 2024 at 04:30 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 125km north-east of Arica at a depth of 175km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Arica y Parinacota, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Arica y Parinacota, Chile?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Arica y Parinacota on the evening of April 1, 2014 at 20:46 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 136km south-southwest of Arica at a depth of 25km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Arica y Parinacota since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Arica y Parinacota, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 1660 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Arica y Parinacota. This averages to 166 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.