Latest earthquakes near Copiapó, Atacama today

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List of latest earthquakes near Copiapó.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 25, 2024 23:40
(Santiago)
M 3.2 67 km ENE
from Copiapó
May 25, 2024 13:58
(Santiago)
M 3.5 139 km SSE
from Copiapó
May 25, 2024 06:39
(Santiago)
M 3.1 205 km NNW
from Copiapó
May 25, 2024 03:52
(Santiago)
M 4.5 251 km E
from Copiapó
May 25, 2024 01:46
(Santiago)
M 2.7 248 km NNW
from Copiapó
May 23, 2024 15:35
(Santiago)
M 2.7 120 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 23, 2024 08:48
(Santiago)
M 3.9 120 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 21, 2024 05:22
(Santiago)
M 3.1 140 km SW
from Copiapó
May 20, 2024 16:51
(Santiago)
M 3.0 113 km N
from Copiapó
May 20, 2024 04:09
(Santiago)
M 4.4 179 km NE
from Copiapó
May 20, 2024 01:14
(Santiago)
M 3.1 124 km ENE
from Copiapó
May 19, 2024 05:30
(Santiago)
M 3.7 214 km SSE
from Copiapó
May 19, 2024 02:41
(Santiago)
M 2.5 133 km SW
from Copiapó
May 18, 2024 11:18
(Santiago)
M 2.7 55 km E
from Copiapó
May 16, 2024 17:50
(Santiago)
M 3.2 199 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 16, 2024 07:34
(Santiago)
M 2.5 204 km SW
from Copiapó
May 16, 2024 00:18
(Santiago)
M 4.4 108 km SE
from Copiapó
May 15, 2024 20:31
(Santiago)
M 2.5 225 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 15, 2024 11:18
(Santiago)
M 2.8 270 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 15, 2024 10:09
(Santiago)
M 3.1 275 km E
from Copiapó
May 15, 2024 06:36
(Santiago)
M 2.6 198 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 14, 2024 10:36
(Santiago)
M 4.2 287 km SSW
from Copiapó
May 13, 2024 23:18
(Santiago)
M 4.9 195 km SW
from Copiapó
May 13, 2024 06:39
(Santiago)
M 3.7 133 km S
from Copiapó
May 13, 2024 06:13
(Santiago)
M 3.1 290 km SSW
from Copiapó

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Copiapó Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
99 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.2
May 25, 2024 23:40

Average

A total of 998 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Copiapó, Atacama in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 99 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Copiapó roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Copiapó in 2020. A total of 167 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Copiapó that year. The strongest had a 6.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Copiapó in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Copiapó 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 Copiapó (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 909 91.08%
Mag. 5 78 7.82%
Mag. 6 11 1.1%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Copiapó

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Nov 10, 2015 22:54.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.5
On Nov 10, 1922 23:50.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Copiapó occurred on Nov 10, 2015 22:54 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 289 kilometers (180 mi) south-west of Copiapó, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Copiapó in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.5 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1922 23:50, 113 kilometers (70 mi) south-west of Copiapó. It is the strongest earthquake near Copiapó 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 Copiapó, Atacama 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 Copiapó.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Copiapó.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 10, 2015 22:54
(Santiago)
M 6.9 289 km SW
from Copiapó
Nov 10, 2015 23:46
(Santiago)
M 6.9 292 km SW
from Copiapó
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 79 km SW
from Copiapó
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 117 km SW
from Copiapó
Oct 31, 2023 09:33
(Santiago)
M 6.6 195 km SW
from Copiapó
Sep 1, 2020 17:09
(Santiago)
M 6.5 119 km WSW
from Copiapó
Sep 1, 2020 00:30
(Santiago)
M 6.3 118 km SW
from Copiapó
Sep 1, 2020 00:30
(Santiago)
M 6.3 95 km SSW
from Copiapó
Nov 27, 2015 18:00
(Santiago)
M 6.2 284 km N
from Copiapó
Jul 25, 2016 13:26
(Santiago)
M 6.1 141 km N
from Copiapó

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Copiapó

Nearest earthquakes from Copiapó

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Copiapó.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 1, 2019 10:50
(Santiago)
M 4.4 12 km SE
from Copiapó
Jun 5, 2019 12:19
(Santiago)
M 5.3 15 km ESE
from Copiapó
Jul 20, 2018 07:29
(Santiago)
M 4.4 21 km SSW
from Copiapó
Mar 10, 2018 02:00
(Santiago)
M 4.2 22 km NNE
from Copiapó
Jan 13, 2022 20:24
(Santiago)
M 4.1 27 km W
from Copiapó
Dec 23, 2018 09:46
(Santiago)
M 4.5 27 km ESE
from Copiapó
Apr 23, 2023 18:31
(Santiago)
M 4.2 27 km NE
from Copiapó
Oct 11, 2021 12:13
(Santiago)
M 4.2 26 km WNW
from Copiapó
Jul 22, 2020 18:25
(Santiago)
M 5.0 28 km ENE
from Copiapó
Dec 29, 2022 22:49
(Santiago)
M 4.4 32 km SSE
from Copiapó

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Copiapó

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Copiapó, Atacama?

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Copiapó on the evening of May 25, 2024 at 23:40 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 67km east-northeast of Copiapó at a depth of 120km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Copiapó, Atacama in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Copiapó, Atacama?

A 8.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Copiapó on the evening of November 10, 1922 at 23:50 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 113km south-southeast of Copiapó at a depth of 70km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Copiapó since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Copiapó, Atacama?

In the past 10 years, 998 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Copiapó. This averages to 100 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.