Latest earthquakes near Coquimbo Region, Chile today

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List of latest earthquakes near Coquimbo Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 03:28
(Santiago)
M 2.9 79 km SW
from Illapel
May 25, 2024 18:08
(Santiago)
M 2.6 24 km SSW
from Coquimbo
May 25, 2024 13:58
(Santiago)
M 3.5 195 km NE
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 08:09
(Santiago)
M 2.8 26 km WSW
from Coquimbo
May 25, 2024 07:47
(Santiago)
M 3.1 78 km SW
from Illapel
May 25, 2024 01:03
(Santiago)
M 4.1 98 km SSW
from Coquimbo
May 24, 2024 20:54
(Santiago)
M 2.9 26 km WSW
from Coquimbo
May 24, 2024 14:31
(Santiago)
M 3.1 71 km SW
from Illapel
May 23, 2024 15:35
(Santiago)
M 2.7 179 km N
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 13:45
(Santiago)
M 2.6 83 km S
from Coquimbo
May 23, 2024 10:44
(Santiago)
M 2.7 93 km SW
from Illapel
May 23, 2024 08:48
(Santiago)
M 3.9 178 km NNE
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 01:25
(Santiago)
M 3.9 107 km SE
from Illapel
May 22, 2024 04:49
(Santiago)
M 2.7 132 km SSW
from Illapel
May 22, 2024 03:46
(Santiago)
M 2.9 24 km SSE
from Illapel
May 21, 2024 05:22
(Santiago)
M 3.1 176 km N
from La Serena
May 20, 2024 22:15
(Santiago)
M 4.5 152 km SE
from Illapel
May 20, 2024 06:22
(Santiago)
M 2.9 172 km SSE
from Illapel
May 19, 2024 20:00
(Santiago)
M 2.7 211 km SSE
from Illapel
May 19, 2024 18:07
(Santiago)
M 2.6 110 km SSW
from Illapel
May 19, 2024 10:31
(Santiago)
M 2.8 181 km S
from Illapel
May 19, 2024 08:38
(Santiago)
M 3.4 137 km SE
from Illapel
May 19, 2024 05:30
(Santiago)
M 3.7 173 km ENE
from La Serena
May 19, 2024 02:41
(Santiago)
M 2.5 186 km N
from La Serena
May 19, 2024 01:16
(Santiago)
M 3.2 65 km ENE
from Illapel

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Coquimbo Region

Coquimbo Region Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
349 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
May 26, 2024 03:28

Average

A total of 3497 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Coquimbo Region, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 349 earthquakes per year, or 29 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Coquimbo Region roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Coquimbo Region in 2015. A total of 1144 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Coquimbo Region that year. The strongest had a 8.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Coquimbo Region in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Coquimbo Region 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 Coquimbo Region (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 3187 91.14%
Mag. 5 271 7.75%
Mag. 6 37 1.06%
Mag. 7 1 0.03%
Mag. 8 1 0.03%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Coquimbo Region

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 8.3
On Sep 16, 2015 19:54.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.5
On Nov 10, 1922 23:50.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Coquimbo Region occurred on Sep 16, 2015 19:54 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.3 and struck 48 kilometers (30 mi) west of Illapel, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Coquimbo Region in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.5 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1922 23:50, 225 kilometers (140 mi) west of La Serena. It is the strongest earthquake near Coquimbo Region 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 Coquimbo Region, 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 Coquimbo Region.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Coquimbo Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 16, 2015 19:54
(Santiago)
M 8.3 48 km W
from Illapel
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 26 km WNW
from Illapel
Apr 24, 2017 18:38
(Santiago)
M 6.9 177 km SSW
from Illapel
Nov 10, 2015 23:46
(Santiago)
M 6.9 85 km NW
from Coquimbo
Nov 10, 2015 22:54
(Santiago)
M 6.9 81 km NW
from Coquimbo
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 223 km N
from La Serena
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 104 km S
from Coquimbo
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 215 km N
from La Serena
Sep 17, 2015 01:10
(Santiago)
M 6.7 61 km WNW
from Illapel
Jan 19, 2019 22:32
(Santiago)
M 6.7 10 km SSW
from Coquimbo

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Coquimbo Region

Earthquakes by city in Coquimbo Region

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Coquimbo Region, Chile.

Use this regional Coquimbo Region earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ovalle.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Coquimbo Region, Chile?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Coquimbo Region on the night of May 26, 2024 at 03:28 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 79km southwest of Illapel at a depth of 20km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Coquimbo Region, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Coquimbo Region, Chile?

A 8.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Coquimbo Region on the evening of November 10, 1922 at 23:50 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 225km north-east of La Serena at a depth of 70km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Coquimbo Region since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Coquimbo Region, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 3497 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Coquimbo Region. This averages to 350 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.