Latest earthquakes near Valparaíso, Chile today

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List of latest earthquakes near Valparaíso.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 14:14
(Santiago)
M 3.3 139 km E
from Viña del Mar
Apr 15, 2024 03:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 212 km S
from Viña del Mar
Apr 14, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 3.1 277 km ENE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 14, 2024 13:34
(Santiago)
M 3.1 114 km ESE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 14, 2024 09:42
(Santiago)
M 2.7 295 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 14, 2024 04:25
(Santiago)
M 3.0 270 km SW
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 19:01
(Santiago)
M 4.8 54 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 13, 2024 17:14
(Santiago)
M 2.8 299 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 13, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 211 km SSE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 13, 2024 14:21
(Santiago)
M 2.5 295 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 13, 2024 14:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 44 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 13, 2024 11:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 38 km NNW
from Valparaíso
Apr 12, 2024 23:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 237 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 12, 2024 09:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 117 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 23:25
(Santiago)
M 2.7 58 km NNW
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 23:17
(Santiago)
M 3.0 238 km ENE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 20:42
(Santiago)
M 3.2 184 km SSE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 12:06
(Santiago)
M 4.2 119 km E
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 11:02
(Santiago)
M 2.5 49 km NNW
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 09:51
(Santiago)
M 2.8 50 km NNW
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 08:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 45 km NNW
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 07:22
(Santiago)
M 2.5 57 km NW
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 06:04
(Santiago)
M 3.0 220 km NE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 11, 2024 03:12
(Santiago)
M 3.1 260 km NE
from Viña del Mar
Apr 10, 2024 21:20
(Santiago)
M 2.8 72 km NNW
from Viña del Mar

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Valparaíso

Valparaíso Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
254 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Apr 15, 2024 14:14

Average

A total of 2540 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Valparaíso, Chile in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 254 earthquakes per year, or 21 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Valparaíso roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Valparaíso in 2015. A total of 924 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Valparaíso that year. The strongest had a 8.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Valparaíso in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Valparaíso 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 Valparaíso (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2315 91.14%
Mag. 5 196 7.72%
Mag. 6 27 1.06%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 1 0.04%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Valparaíso

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 Valparaíso occurred on Sep 16, 2015 19:54 local time (America/Santiago timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.3 and struck 162 kilometers (101 mi) north of Viña del Mar, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Valparaíso in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Valparaíso.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 16, 2015 19:54
(Santiago)
M 8.3 162 km N
from Viña del Mar
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 163 km N
from Viña del Mar
Apr 24, 2017 18:38
(Santiago)
M 6.9 40 km W
from Valparaíso
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 148 km SSW
from Valparaíso
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 239 km N
from Viña del Mar
Sep 17, 2015 01:10
(Santiago)
M 6.7 169 km N
from Viña del Mar
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Santiago)
M 6.6 145 km N
from Viña del Mar
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 239 km N
from Viña del Mar
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 178 km N
from Viña del Mar
Aug 23, 2014 18:32
(Santiago)
M 6.4 38 km NNE
from Viña del Mar

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Valparaíso

Earthquakes by city in Valparaíso

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

Use this regional Valparaíso earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Villa Alemana, San Antonio, Quillota, San Felipe, Los Andes, Hacienda La Calera, Limache, La Ligua, Cartagena and Llaillay.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Valparaíso, Chile?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Valparaíso on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 14:14 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 139km east of Viña del March at a depth of 115km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Valparaíso, Chile in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Valparaíso, Chile?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Valparaíso on the evening of September 16, 2015 at 19:54 local time (America/Santiago). The center of this earthquake was located 162km north of Viña del March at a depth of 22km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Valparaíso since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Valparaíso, Chile?

In the past 10 years, 2540 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Valparaíso. This averages to 254 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.