Latest earthquakes near Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Santiago? If an earthquake is happening right now near Santiago (also known as Santiago de Chile), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Santiago.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 19:01
(Santiago)
M 4.8 136 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 13, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 163 km SSW
from Santiago
Apr 13, 2024 14:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 123 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 13, 2024 11:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 134 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 12, 2024 23:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 296 km NNW
from Santiago
Apr 12, 2024 09:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 180 km NNW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 23:25
(Santiago)
M 2.7 143 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 23:17
(Santiago)
M 3.0 199 km NE
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 20:42
(Santiago)
M 3.2 123 km S
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 12:06
(Santiago)
M 4.2 56 km NE
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 11:02
(Santiago)
M 2.5 139 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 09:51
(Santiago)
M 2.8 144 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 08:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 138 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 07:22
(Santiago)
M 2.5 157 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 06:04
(Santiago)
M 3.0 201 km NNE
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 03:12
(Santiago)
M 3.1 239 km NNE
from Santiago
Apr 11, 2024 01:02
(Santiago)
M 4.3 272 km NE
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 22:40
(Santiago)
M 3.1 290 km NNE
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 21:20
(Santiago)
M 2.8 160 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 19:54
(Santiago)
M 2.6 165 km NW
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 18:47
(Santiago)
M 3.3 232 km NNE
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 14:15
(Santiago)
M 3.5 190 km NNE
from Santiago
Apr 10, 2024 01:30
(Santiago)
M 2.6 41 km ENE
from Santiago
Apr 9, 2024 20:09
(Santiago)
M 2.8 139 km WNW
from Santiago
Apr 9, 2024 19:38
(Santiago)
M 2.6 138 km WNW
from Santiago

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Santiago

Santiago Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
199 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.8
Apr 13, 2024 19:01

Average

A total of 1994 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 199 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Santiago roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Santiago in 2015. A total of 612 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Santiago that year. The strongest had a 8.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Santiago in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Santiago 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 (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1811 90.82%
Mag. 5 157 7.87%
Mag. 6 24 1.2%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 1 0.05%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Santiago

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 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 in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Santiago.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 296 km NNW
from Santiago
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 176 km WSW
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 6.5 292 km NNW
from Santiago
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 246 km NNW
from Santiago
Aug 23, 2014 18:32
(Santiago)
M 6.4 112 km NW
from Santiago

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Nearest earthquakes from Santiago

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Santiago.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 31, 2014 07:06
(Santiago)
M 4.4 11 km NE
from Santiago
May 21, 2020 18:31
(Santiago)
M 4.4 13 km SW
from Santiago
Jan 13, 2015 12:12
(Santiago)
M 4.2 14 km N
from Santiago
Aug 29, 2022 09:17
(Santiago)
M 4.1 18 km SW
from Santiago
Mar 3, 2022 01:56
(Santiago)
M 4.4 19 km ESE
from Santiago
Oct 19, 2015 11:37
(Santiago)
M 4.7 21 km W
from Santiago
Aug 24, 2023 02:36
(Santiago)
M 4.1 20 km WSW
from Santiago
Oct 9, 2020 03:02
(Santiago)
M 4.2 24 km NW
from Santiago
Nov 8, 2022 05:51
(Santiago)
M 5.0 25 km SSW
from Santiago
Apr 21, 2021 17:55
(Santiago)
M 4.2 26 km N
from Santiago

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Santiago

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan?

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Santiago on the evening of April 13, 2024 at 19:01 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 136km northwest of Santiago at a depth of 27km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Santiago 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 since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan?

In the past 10 years, 1994 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Santiago. This averages to 199 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.