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List of latest earthquakes near O'Higgins Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 03:28
(Santiago)
M 2.9 248 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 25, 2024 07:47
(Santiago)
M 3.1 246 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 24, 2024 14:31
(Santiago)
M 3.1 243 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 23, 2024 15:21
(Santiago)
M 2.6 137 km SSW
from Rancagua
May 23, 2024 10:44
(Santiago)
M 2.7 245 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 23, 2024 01:25
(Santiago)
M 3.9 198 km N
from Rancagua
May 22, 2024 04:49
(Santiago)
M 2.7 185 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 22, 2024 03:46
(Santiago)
M 2.9 261 km N
from Rancagua
May 21, 2024 04:30
(Santiago)
M 3.0 83 km SSW
from Rancagua
May 20, 2024 22:15
(Santiago)
M 4.5 187 km NNE
from Rancagua
May 20, 2024 08:18
(Santiago)
M 3.2 264 km SSW
from Rancagua
May 20, 2024 06:22
(Santiago)
M 2.9 135 km NNE
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 20:00
(Santiago)
M 2.7 108 km NNE
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 18:46
(Santiago)
M 3.2 194 km ENE
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 18:07
(Santiago)
M 2.6 203 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 10:31
(Santiago)
M 2.8 114 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 08:38
(Santiago)
M 3.4 181 km NNE
from Rancagua
May 19, 2024 05:26
(Santiago)
M 3.2 149 km SW
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 22:43
(Santiago)
M 2.5 211 km NNW
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 19:13
(Santiago)
M 2.8 175 km NW
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 13:13
(Santiago)
M 2.9 221 km W
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 09:22
(Santiago)
M 2.8 46 km NE
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 07:00
(Santiago)
M 2.5 203 km N
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 05:28
(Santiago)
M 4.4 140 km N
from Rancagua
May 18, 2024 05:22
(Santiago)
M 2.5 236 km NNW
from Rancagua

Map of Latest Earthquakes near O'Higgins Region

Recent O'Higgins Region Earthquake News

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O'Higgins Region Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 1424 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of O'Higgins Region, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 142 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near O'Higgins Region roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near O'Higgins Region in 2015. A total of 303 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of O'Higgins Region that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of O'Higgins Region in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near O'Higgins 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 O'Higgins Region (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1297 91.08%
Mag. 5 112 7.87%
Mag. 6 14 0.98%
Mag. 7 1 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near O'Higgins Region

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Sep 16, 2015 20:18.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.8
On Feb 27, 2010 03:34.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near O'Higgins Region occurred on Sep 16, 2015 20:18 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) north-northwest of Rancagua, at a depth of 28 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near O'Higgins Region in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.8 earthquake struck on Feb 27, 2010 03:34, 292 kilometers (181 mi) north-northwest of Rancagua. It is the strongest earthquake near O'Higgins 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 O'Higgins 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 O'Higgins Region.

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List of strongest earthquakes near O'Higgins Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 297 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 24, 2017 18:38
(Santiago)
M 6.9 175 km NW
from Rancagua
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 144 km W
from Rancagua
Sep 29, 2019 12:57
(Santiago)
M 6.7 264 km SW
from Rancagua
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Santiago)
M 6.6 278 km NNW
from Rancagua
Sep 16, 2015 19:59
(Santiago)
M 6.4 299 km NNW
from Rancagua
Aug 23, 2014 18:32
(Santiago)
M 6.4 176 km NNW
from Rancagua
Nov 4, 2016 13:20
(Santiago)
M 6.3 106 km SSW
from Rancagua
Sep 19, 2015 09:52
(Santiago)
M 6.2 238 km NNW
from Rancagua
Sep 18, 2015 06:10
(Santiago)
M 6.2 243 km NW
from Rancagua

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near O'Higgins Region

Earthquakes by city in O'Higgins Region

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in O'Higgins Region, Chile.

Use this regional O'Higgins Region earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Rengo, Santa Cruz, San Vicente de Tagua Tagua, Machalí, Graneros, San Vicente and Chimbarongo.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near O'Higgins Region.

When was the last earthquake in O'Higgins Region, Chile?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near O'Higgins Region on the night of May 26, 2024 at 03:28 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 248km north-northwest of Rancagua at a depth of 20km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near O'Higgins Region, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near O'Higgins Region, Chile?

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit near O'Higgins Region on the night of February 27, 2010 at 03:34 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 292km southwest of Rancagua at a depth of 23km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near O'Higgins Region since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near O'Higgins Region, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 1424 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from O'Higgins Region. This averages to 142 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.