Latest earthquakes near Arica, Arica y Parinacota today

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List of latest earthquakes near Arica.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 17, 2024 00:24
(Santiago)
M 3.1 146 km SE
from Arica
Apr 16, 2024 23:11
(Santiago)
M 3.3 121 km W
from Arica
Apr 16, 2024 08:24
(Santiago)
M 3.7 227 km NW
from Arica
Apr 16, 2024 01:38
(Santiago)
M 4.0 40 km WSW
from Arica
Apr 15, 2024 09:36
(Santiago)
M 3.1 115 km W
from Arica
Apr 14, 2024 22:39
(Santiago)
M 2.7 273 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 14, 2024 16:21
(Santiago)
M 3.0 125 km SE
from Arica
Apr 14, 2024 14:25
(Santiago)
M 2.5 140 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 14, 2024 01:17
(Santiago)
M 3.9 117 km W
from Arica
Apr 14, 2024 00:35
(Santiago)
M 2.9 268 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 13, 2024 17:31
(Santiago)
M 2.7 290 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 13, 2024 03:29
(Santiago)
M 2.5 253 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 12, 2024 20:02
(Santiago)
M 4.0 263 km S
from Arica
Apr 12, 2024 12:52
(Santiago)
M 2.8 195 km SE
from Arica
Apr 12, 2024 04:39
(Santiago)
M 2.8 131 km SSW
from Arica
Apr 11, 2024 03:02
(Santiago)
M 4.0 242 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 10, 2024 18:42
(Santiago)
M 3.8 145 km WNW
from Arica
Apr 10, 2024 13:02
(Santiago)
M 4.3 83 km ENE
from Arica
Apr 10, 2024 11:33
(Santiago)
M 5.0 229 km NE
from Arica
Apr 10, 2024 10:09
(Santiago)
M 3.0 287 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 9, 2024 16:07
(Santiago)
M 2.8 258 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 9, 2024 11:33
(Santiago)
M 2.8 226 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 9, 2024 04:53
(Santiago)
M 3.2 292 km SSE
from Arica
Apr 9, 2024 02:39
(Santiago)
M 3.8 139 km NW
from Arica
Apr 8, 2024 22:49
(Santiago)
M 2.9 267 km S
from Arica

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Arica

Recent Arica Earthquake News

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

Arica Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
173 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
Apr 17, 2024 00:24

Average

A total of 1730 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Arica, Arica y Parinacota in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 173 earthquakes per year, or 14 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Arica roughly every 2 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Arica in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Arica 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 (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1595 92.2%
Mag. 5 129 7.46%
Mag. 6 6 0.35%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Arica

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 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 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 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, Arica y Parinacota 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.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Arica.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 23, 2015 01:51
(Santiago)
M 6.4 120 km E
from Arica
Oct 10, 2017 03:32
(Santiago)
M 6.3 59 km E
from Arica
Jan 20, 2018 22:06
(Santiago)
M 6.3 101 km ESE
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
Dec 2, 2023 04:55
(Santiago)
M 5.8 145 km SE
from Arica
Jun 20, 2014 16:22
(Santiago)
M 5.8 166 km SSW
from Arica
Apr 19, 2014 17:54
(Santiago)
M 5.8 185 km SSW
from Arica

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Arica

Nearest earthquakes from Arica

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Arica.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 23, 2019 06:16
(Santiago)
M 4.1 16 km NW
from Arica
Dec 26, 2015 08:42
(Santiago)
M 4.7 17 km ENE
from Arica
Oct 19, 2018 02:17
(Santiago)
M 4.4 21 km NW
from Arica
Aug 21, 2021 18:07
(Santiago)
M 4.7 25 km N
from Arica
Mar 15, 2022 14:37
(Santiago)
M 4.1 27 km WSW
from Arica
Mar 20, 2023 10:39
(Santiago)
M 4.3 28 km NW
from Arica
Jun 27, 2019 07:45
(Santiago)
M 4.1 28 km E
from Arica
Jun 5, 2023 12:54
(Santiago)
M 4.0 30 km N
from Arica
Feb 12, 2023 21:16
(Santiago)
M 4.2 30 km NNE
from Arica
Dec 3, 2019 05:46
(Santiago)
M 6.0 30 km W
from Arica

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Arica

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Arica on the night of April 17, 2024 at 00:24 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 146km south-east of Arica at a depth of 98km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Arica, Arica y Parinacota in the past hours.

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

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Arica 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 since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 1730 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Arica. This averages to 173 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.