Latest earthquakes near Rancagua, O'Higgins Region today

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List of latest earthquakes near Rancagua.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2024 21:15
(Santiago)
M 3.1 61 km S
from Rancagua
Apr 16, 2024 16:40
(Santiago)
M 3.0 274 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 16, 2024 00:06
(Santiago)
M 3.2 199 km SSW
from Rancagua
Apr 15, 2024 14:14
(Santiago)
M 3.3 117 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 15, 2024 03:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 89 km SSW
from Rancagua
Apr 14, 2024 13:34
(Santiago)
M 3.1 69 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 14, 2024 04:25
(Santiago)
M 3.0 280 km WSW
from Rancagua
Apr 13, 2024 19:01
(Santiago)
M 4.2 196 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 13, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 84 km SSW
from Rancagua
Apr 13, 2024 14:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 186 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 13, 2024 11:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 188 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 12, 2024 09:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 252 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 23:25
(Santiago)
M 2.7 204 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 23:17
(Santiago)
M 3.0 269 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 20:42
(Santiago)
M 3.2 44 km S
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 12:06
(Santiago)
M 4.2 131 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 11:02
(Santiago)
M 2.5 198 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 09:51
(Santiago)
M 2.8 200 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 08:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 194 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 07:22
(Santiago)
M 2.5 208 km NW
from Rancagua
Apr 11, 2024 06:04
(Santiago)
M 3.0 277 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 10, 2024 21:20
(Santiago)
M 2.8 219 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 10, 2024 19:54
(Santiago)
M 2.6 222 km NNW
from Rancagua
Apr 10, 2024 14:15
(Santiago)
M 3.5 269 km NNE
from Rancagua
Apr 10, 2024 01:30
(Santiago)
M 2.6 110 km NNE
from Rancagua

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Rancagua

Recent Rancagua Earthquake News

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

Rancagua Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
142 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
Apr 16, 2024 21:15

Average

A total of 1424 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Rancagua, O'Higgins Region 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 Rancagua roughly every 2 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Rancagua in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Rancagua 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 Rancagua (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1295 90.94%
Mag. 5 114 8.01%
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 Rancagua

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 Rancagua 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 Rancagua 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 Rancagua 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 Rancagua, O'Higgins 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 Rancagua.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Rancagua.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 18, 2015 06:10
(Santiago)
M 6.2 243 km NW
from Rancagua
Sep 19, 2015 09:52
(Santiago)
M 6.2 238 km NNW
from Rancagua

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Rancagua

Nearest earthquakes from Rancagua

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Rancagua, O'Higgins Region. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Rancagua.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 11, 2019 10:56
(Santiago)
M 4.3 12 km SSW
from Rancagua
Mar 8, 2024 15:12
(Santiago)
M 4.0 14 km WNW
from Rancagua
Nov 3, 2018 20:59
(Santiago)
M 4.0 15 km SSW
from Rancagua
Mar 11, 2019 19:14
(Santiago)
M 4.6 23 km SE
from Rancagua
Dec 29, 2020 14:31
(Santiago)
M 4.6 24 km SSW
from Rancagua
Oct 7, 2014 12:51
(Santiago)
M 4.4 26 km WSW
from Rancagua
Dec 24, 2016 04:40
(Santiago)
M 4.2 26 km NNE
from Rancagua
Aug 17, 2022 22:10
(Santiago)
M 5.3 26 km SE
from Rancagua
Apr 17, 2018 02:58
(Santiago)
M 4.3 29 km ENE
from Rancagua
Jan 2, 2017 05:39
(Santiago)
M 4.2 30 km NNE
from Rancagua

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Rancagua

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Rancagua on the evening of April 16, 2024 at 21:15 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 61km south of Rancagua at a depth of 102km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Rancagua, O'Higgins Region in the past hours.

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

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Rancagua 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 Rancagua since the year 1900.

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

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