Latest earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan, Chile today

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List of latest earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 20:18
(Santiago)
M 4.4 162 km NE
from Santiago
May 26, 2024 03:28
(Santiago)
M 3.0 180 km NW
from Santiago
May 25, 2024 07:47
(Santiago)
M 3.1 180 km NW
from Santiago
May 24, 2024 14:31
(Santiago)
M 3.1 176 km NNW
from Santiago
May 23, 2024 15:21
(Santiago)
M 2.6 200 km SSW
from Puente Alto
May 23, 2024 10:44
(Santiago)
M 2.7 183 km NW
from Santiago
May 23, 2024 01:25
(Santiago)
M 3.9 118 km N
from Santiago
May 22, 2024 04:49
(Santiago)
M 2.7 130 km NW
from Santiago
May 22, 2024 03:46
(Santiago)
M 2.9 185 km NNW
from Santiago
May 21, 2024 04:30
(Santiago)
M 3.0 161 km SSW
from Santiago
May 20, 2024 22:15
(Santiago)
M 4.5 111 km NNE
from Santiago
May 20, 2024 06:22
(Santiago)
M 2.9 58 km NNE
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 20:00
(Santiago)
M 2.7 47 km ENE
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 18:46
(Santiago)
M 3.2 177 km E
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 18:07
(Santiago)
M 2.6 142 km NW
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 10:31
(Santiago)
M 2.8 64 km WNW
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 08:38
(Santiago)
M 3.4 103 km NNE
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 05:26
(Santiago)
M 3.2 216 km SSW
from Santiago
May 19, 2024 01:16
(Santiago)
M 3.2 221 km N
from Santiago
May 18, 2024 22:43
(Santiago)
M 2.5 153 km NW
from Santiago
May 18, 2024 19:13
(Santiago)
M 2.8 133 km WNW
from Santiago
May 18, 2024 13:13
(Santiago)
M 2.9 234 km WSW
from Santiago
May 18, 2024 09:22
(Santiago)
M 2.8 42 km SSE
from Puente Alto
May 18, 2024 07:00
(Santiago)
M 2.5 125 km NNW
from Santiago
May 18, 2024 05:28
(Santiago)
M 4.4 64 km NNW
from Santiago

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan

Recent Santiago Metropolitan Earthquake News

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

Santiago Metropolitan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
204 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.4
May 26, 2024 20:18

Average

A total of 2040 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Santiago Metropolitan, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 204 earthquakes per year, or 17 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Santiago Metropolitan roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Santiago Metropolitan in 2015. A total of 637 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Santiago Metropolitan that year. The strongest had a 8.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Santiago Metropolitan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Santiago Metropolitan 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 Santiago Metropolitan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1855 90.93%
Mag. 5 159 7.79%
Mag. 6 24 1.18%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 1 0.05%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 8.3
On Sep 16, 2015 19:54.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Sep 16, 2015 19:54.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Santiago Metropolitan occurred on Sep 16, 2015 19:54 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.3 and struck 231 kilometers (144 mi) north-northwest of Santiago, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Santiago Metropolitan, 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 Santiago Metropolitan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 16, 2015 19:54
(Santiago)
M 8.3 231 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 223 km NNW
from Santiago
Apr 24, 2017 18:38
(Santiago)
M 6.9 139 km WNW
from Santiago
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 176 km WSW
from Santiago
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 296 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 17, 2015 01:10
(Santiago)
M 6.7 241 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Santiago)
M 6.6 204 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 246 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 292 km NNW
from Santiago
Aug 23, 2014 18:32
(Santiago)
M 6.4 112 km NW
from Santiago

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Santiago Metropolitan

Earthquakes by city in Santiago Metropolitan

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Santiago Metropolitan, Chile.

Use this regional Santiago Metropolitan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Peñaflor, Melipilla, Buin, Talagante, Paine, Lampa, El Monte and Chicureo Abajo.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Santiago Metropolitan, Chile?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Santiago Metropolitan on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 20:18 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 162km north-east of Santiago at a depth of 122km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Santiago Metropolitan, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Santiago Metropolitan, Chile?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Santiago Metropolitan on the evening of September 16, 2015 at 19:54 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 231km north-northwest of Santiago at a depth of 22km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Santiago Metropolitan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Santiago Metropolitan, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 2040 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Santiago Metropolitan. This averages to 204 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.