Latest earthquakes near La Serena, Coquimbo Region today

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List of latest earthquakes near La Serena.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 03:28
(Santiago)
M 2.9 251 km S
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 18:08
(Santiago)
M 2.6 33 km SSW
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 13:58
(Santiago)
M 3.5 195 km NE
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 08:09
(Santiago)
M 2.8 36 km WSW
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 07:47
(Santiago)
M 3.1 252 km S
from La Serena
May 25, 2024 01:03
(Santiago)
M 4.1 108 km SSW
from La Serena
May 24, 2024 20:54
(Santiago)
M 2.9 36 km WSW
from La Serena
May 24, 2024 14:31
(Santiago)
M 3.1 249 km S
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 15:35
(Santiago)
M 2.7 179 km N
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 13:45
(Santiago)
M 2.6 89 km S
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 10:44
(Santiago)
M 2.7 262 km SSW
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 08:48
(Santiago)
M 3.9 178 km NNE
from La Serena
May 23, 2024 01:25
(Santiago)
M 3.9 287 km SSE
from La Serena
May 22, 2024 03:46
(Santiago)
M 2.9 216 km S
from La Serena
May 21, 2024 05:22
(Santiago)
M 3.1 176 km N
from La Serena
May 19, 2024 18:07
(Santiago)
M 2.6 294 km S
from La Serena
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 3.2 188 km SSE
from La Serena
May 18, 2024 22:43
(Santiago)
M 2.5 292 km S
from La Serena
May 18, 2024 15:42
(Santiago)
M 3.1 64 km SW
from La Serena
May 18, 2024 07:14
(Santiago)
M 2.6 135 km WSW
from La Serena
May 18, 2024 07:00
(Santiago)
M 2.5 274 km S
from La Serena
May 18, 2024 05:22
(Santiago)
M 2.5 268 km SSW
from La Serena
May 17, 2024 04:51
(Santiago)
M 3.4 265 km SE
from La Serena

Map of Latest Earthquakes near La Serena

La Serena Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 2841 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of La Serena, Coquimbo Region in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 284 earthquakes per year, or 23 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near La Serena roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near La Serena in 2015. A total of 1079 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of La Serena that year. The strongest had a 8.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of La Serena in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near La Serena 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 La Serena (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2590 91.17%
Mag. 5 216 7.6%
Mag. 6 33 1.16%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 1 0.04%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near La Serena

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 La Serena occurred on Sep 16, 2015 19:54 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.3 and struck 190 kilometers (118 mi) south-southwest of La Serena, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near La Serena in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near La Serena.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 16, 2015 19:54
(Santiago)
M 8.3 190 km SSW
from La Serena
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 185 km S
from La Serena
Nov 10, 2015 22:54
(Santiago)
M 6.9 86 km WNW
from La Serena
Nov 10, 2015 23:46
(Santiago)
M 6.9 90 km WNW
from La Serena
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 110 km S
from La Serena
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 223 km N
from La Serena
Sep 1, 2020 00:09
(Santiago)
M 6.8 215 km N
from La Serena
Sep 17, 2015 01:10
(Santiago)
M 6.7 187 km SSW
from La Serena
Jan 19, 2019 22:32
(Santiago)
M 6.7 20 km SW
from La Serena
Oct 31, 2023 09:33
(Santiago)
M 6.6 133 km NNW
from La Serena

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Nearest earthquakes from La Serena

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to La Serena, Coquimbo Region. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from La Serena.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 24, 2015 02:13
(Santiago)
M 4.8 3 km N
from La Serena
Aug 23, 2015 23:42
(Santiago)
M 4.2 7 km N
from La Serena
Nov 20, 2019 22:36
(Santiago)
M 4.3 9 km NNW
from La Serena
Jan 21, 2015 14:33
(Santiago)
M 4.1 11 km N
from La Serena
Sep 14, 2015 00:19
(Santiago)
M 4.0 11 km NNE
from La Serena
Sep 26, 2019 17:31
(Santiago)
M 5.4 11 km WNW
from La Serena
May 14, 2024 10:36
(Santiago)
M 4.2 14 km NNW
from La Serena
Oct 29, 2023 05:34
(Santiago)
M 4.3 14 km SW
from La Serena
Nov 19, 2018 22:56
(Santiago)
M 4.2 13 km WNW
from La Serena
Oct 24, 2015 11:52
(Santiago)
M 4.0 16 km SSW
from La Serena

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from La Serena

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in La Serena, Coquimbo Region?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near La Serena on the night of May 26, 2024 at 03:28 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 251km south of La Serena at a depth of 20km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near La Serena, Coquimbo Region in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near La Serena, Coquimbo Region?

A 8.5 magnitude earthquake hit near La Serena 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 La Serena since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near La Serena, Coquimbo Region?

In the past 10 years, 2841 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from La Serena. This averages to 284 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.