Latest earthquakes near Concepción, Biobío today

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List of latest earthquakes near Concepción.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2024 03:33
(Santiago)
M 2.5 21 km SE
from Concepción
Apr 16, 2024 02:32
(Santiago)
M 2.6 220 km SW
from Concepción
Apr 16, 2024 00:06
(Santiago)
M 3.2 164 km NE
from Concepción
Apr 15, 2024 03:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 275 km NE
from Concepción
Apr 14, 2024 04:25
(Santiago)
M 3.0 242 km NNW
from Concepción
Apr 13, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 281 km NE
from Concepción
Apr 11, 2024 07:04
(Santiago)
M 3.0 92 km SE
from Concepción
Apr 8, 2024 00:18
(Santiago)
M 2.5 156 km SE
from Concepción
Apr 6, 2024 10:51
(Santiago)
M 2.5 191 km SSE
from Concepción
Apr 6, 2024 07:22
(Santiago)
M 2.9 242 km NNW
from Concepción
Apr 4, 2024 21:44
(Santiago)
M 3.0 197 km NE
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 10:51
(Santiago)
M 5.2 20 km SE
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 06:31
(Santiago)
M 2.7 74 km NW
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 04:07
(Santiago)
M 2.7 108 km NW
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 03:57
(Santiago)
M 2.6 102 km NW
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 03:35
(Santiago)
M 4.9 102 km NNW
from Concepción
Apr 1, 2024 06:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 251 km SSE
from Concepción
Mar 31, 2024 09:08
(Santiago)
M 3.3 195 km SW
from Concepción
Mar 31, 2024 05:47
(Santiago)
M 2.9 168 km SSW
from Concepción
Mar 31, 2024 00:04
(Santiago)
M 2.5 259 km NNE
from Concepción
Mar 30, 2024 15:26
(Santiago)
M 3.0 156 km NE
from Concepción
Mar 29, 2024 17:53
(Santiago)
M 2.5 186 km N
from Concepción
Mar 28, 2024 17:28
(Santiago)
M 2.5 264 km N
from Concepción
Mar 28, 2024 10:02
(Santiago)
M 2.9 294 km NNE
from Concepción
Mar 28, 2024 04:47
(Santiago)
M 2.7 31 km W
from Concepción

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Concepción

Recent Concepción Earthquake News

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

Concepción Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
73 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Apr 16, 2024 03:33

Average

A total of 731 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Concepción, Biobío in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 73 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Concepción roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Concepción in 2015. A total of 131 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Concepción that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Concepción in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Concepción 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 Concepción (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 668 91.38%
Mag. 5 52 7.11%
Mag. 6 11 1.5%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Concepción

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Aug 1, 2019 14:28.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.5
On May 22, 1960 15:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Concepción occurred on Aug 1, 2019 14:28 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 296 kilometers (184 mi) north-northeast of Concepción, at a depth of 25 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Concepción in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.5 earthquake struck on May 22, 1960 15:11, 150 kilometers (93 mi) north-northeast of Concepción. It is the strongest earthquake near Concepción 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 Concepción, Biobío 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 Concepción.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Concepción.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 296 km NNE
from Concepción
Sep 29, 2019 12:57
(Santiago)
M 6.7 151 km N
from Concepción
Jul 16, 2023 23:05
(Santiago)
M 6.6 275 km ESE
from Concepción
Sep 21, 2021 10:14
(Santiago)
M 6.4 79 km W
from Concepción
Jun 19, 2015 23:10
(Santiago)
M 6.4 86 km NW
from Concepción
Mar 30, 2023 14:33
(Santiago)
M 6.3 135 km NNW
from Concepción
Nov 4, 2016 13:20
(Santiago)
M 6.3 264 km NE
from Concepción
Nov 12, 2022 23:24
(Santiago)
M 6.2 90 km SW
from Concepción
Mar 18, 2015 15:27
(Santiago)
M 6.2 90 km NNW
from Concepción
Nov 21, 2020 21:54
(Santiago)
M 6.1 248 km N
from Concepción

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Concepción

Nearest earthquakes from Concepción

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Concepción.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 28, 2015 00:45
(Santiago)
M 4.8 8 km SE
from Concepción
Jul 30, 2022 08:46
(Santiago)
M 4.0 10 km ESE
from Concepción
Aug 9, 2018 06:18
(Santiago)
M 4.2 18 km E
from Concepción
Apr 3, 2024 10:51
(Santiago)
M 5.2 20 km SE
from Concepción
Oct 21, 2023 03:01
(Santiago)
M 4.2 20 km ESE
from Concepción
Jun 16, 2020 20:50
(Santiago)
M 4.8 23 km NNW
from Concepción
Jun 11, 2018 05:25
(Santiago)
M 4.0 23 km SE
from Concepción
May 16, 2014 12:26
(Santiago)
M 4.7 24 km N
from Concepción
Oct 22, 2021 22:45
(Santiago)
M 4.3 25 km ESE
from Concepción
Dec 9, 2014 17:37
(Santiago)
M 4.1 30 km ESE
from Concepción

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Concepción

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Concepción, Biobío?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Concepción on the night of April 16, 2024 at 03:33 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 21km south-east of Concepción at a depth of 35km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Concepción, Biobío in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Concepción, Biobío?

A 9.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Concepción on the afternoon of May 22, 1960 at 15:11 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 150km south-southwest of Concepción at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Concepción since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Concepción, Biobío?

In the past 10 years, 731 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Concepción. This averages to 73 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.