Latest earthquakes near Tarapacá, Chile today

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Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 13:40
(Santiago)
M 3.0 186 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 13:23
(Santiago)
M 3.7 200 km S
from Alto Hospicio
Apr 15, 2024 12:03
(Santiago)
M 3.0 253 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 09:36
(Santiago)
M 3.1 242 km NNW
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 08:06
(Santiago)
M 3.1 182 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 06:40
(Santiago)
M 2.5 165 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 04:36
(Santiago)
M 2.7 240 km SSE
from Iquique
Apr 15, 2024 01:02
(Santiago)
M 4.2 136 km SSE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 22:39
(Santiago)
M 2.7 122 km ESE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 19:15
(Santiago)
M 2.9 151 km SSE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 16:21
(Santiago)
M 3.0 133 km NE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 14:25
(Santiago)
M 2.5 66 km NNE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 07:15
(Santiago)
M 3.9 231 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 06:31
(Santiago)
M 3.5 248 km SSE
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 01:17
(Santiago)
M 4.0 236 km NNW
from Iquique
Apr 14, 2024 00:35
(Santiago)
M 2.9 86 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 21:18
(Santiago)
M 3.8 234 km SSW
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 21:04
(Santiago)
M 2.7 112 km S
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 17:31
(Santiago)
M 2.7 123 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 15:10
(Santiago)
M 4.2 143 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 13:08
(Santiago)
M 2.8 189 km ESE
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 03:29
(Santiago)
M 2.5 115 km ESE
from Iquique
Apr 13, 2024 00:49
(Santiago)
M 2.7 258 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 12, 2024 23:57
(Santiago)
M 2.7 258 km SE
from Iquique
Apr 12, 2024 20:02
(Santiago)
M 4.0 75 km SSW
from Iquique

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tarapacá

Recent Tarapacá Earthquake News

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

Tarapacá Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
252 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Apr 15, 2024 13:40

Average

A total of 2522 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tarapacá, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 252 earthquakes per year, or 21 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tarapacá roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tarapacá in 2014. A total of 886 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tarapacá that year. The strongest had a 8.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tarapacá in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Tarapacá 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 Tarapacá (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2352 93.26%
Mag. 5 160 6.34%
Mag. 6 10 0.4%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tarapacá

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Mar 23, 2015 01:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Apr 1, 2014 20:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tarapacá occurred on Mar 23, 2015 01:51 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 231 kilometers (144 mi) north-northeast of Iquique, at a depth of 130 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tarapacá in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Apr 1, 2014 20:46, 93 kilometers (58 mi) north-northeast of Iquique. It is the strongest earthquake near Tarapacá 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 Tarapacá, 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 Tarapacá.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tarapacá.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 23, 2015 01:51
(Santiago)
M 6.4 231 km NNE
from Iquique
Oct 10, 2017 03:32
(Santiago)
M 6.3 187 km NNE
from Iquique
Jan 20, 2018 22:06
(Santiago)
M 6.3 166 km NNE
from Iquique
Jul 27, 2022 14:58
(Santiago)
M 6.2 273 km SE
from Iquique
Nov 1, 2018 19:19
(Santiago)
M 6.2 116 km NE
from Iquique
Sep 11, 2020 04:35
(Santiago)
M 6.2 134 km S
from Iquique
Jul 28, 2022 00:15
(Santiago)
M 6.1 192 km S
from Iquique
Dec 6, 2020 13:47
(Santiago)
M 6.1 115 km E
from Iquique
Dec 3, 2019 05:46
(Santiago)
M 6.0 195 km NNW
from Iquique
Dec 14, 2020 12:20
(Santiago)
M 6.0 232 km SE
from Iquique

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tarapacá

Earthquakes by city in Tarapacá

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

Use this regional Tarapacá earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including La Tirana, Goméz Carreño, Playa Brava, Caupolicán and Cavancha.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tarapacá, Chile?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Tarapacá on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 13:40 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 186km south-east of Iquique at a depth of 123km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tarapacá, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tarapacá, Chile?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Tarapacá on the evening of April 1, 2014 at 20:46 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 93km northwest of Iquique at a depth of 25km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tarapacá since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tarapacá, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 2522 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tarapacá. This averages to 252 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.