Latest earthquakes near Valparaíso today

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List of latest earthquakes near Valparaíso.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 15, 2024 14:14
(Santiago)
M 3.3 146 km E
from Valparaíso
Apr 15, 2024 03:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 212 km SSE
from Valparaíso
Apr 14, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 3.1 284 km ENE
from Valparaíso
Apr 14, 2024 13:34
(Santiago)
M 3.1 120 km ESE
from Valparaíso
Apr 14, 2024 09:42
(Santiago)
M 2.7 297 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 14, 2024 04:25
(Santiago)
M 3.0 270 km SW
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 19:01
(Santiago)
M 4.8 55 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 16:15
(Santiago)
M 2.6 212 km SSE
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 14:21
(Santiago)
M 2.5 297 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 14:16
(Santiago)
M 2.9 46 km NNE
from Valparaíso
Apr 13, 2024 11:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 38 km NNW
from Valparaíso
Apr 12, 2024 23:05
(Santiago)
M 3.0 239 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 12, 2024 09:35
(Santiago)
M 2.8 119 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 23:25
(Santiago)
M 2.7 59 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 23:17
(Santiago)
M 3.0 245 km ENE
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 20:42
(Santiago)
M 3.2 186 km SSE
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 12:06
(Santiago)
M 4.2 126 km E
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 11:02
(Santiago)
M 2.5 48 km NNW
from Valparaíso
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 3.0 227 km NE
from Valparaíso
Apr 11, 2024 03:12
(Santiago)
M 3.1 266 km NE
from Valparaíso
Apr 10, 2024 21:20
(Santiago)
M 2.8 71 km NNW
from Valparaíso
Apr 10, 2024 19:54
(Santiago)
M 2.6 72 km NNW
from Valparaíso

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Valparaíso Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 2484 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Valparaíso in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 248 earthquakes per year, or 20 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 921 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 2262 91.06%
Mag. 5 194 7.81%
Mag. 6 26 1.05%
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 163 kilometers (101 mi) north of Valparaíso, 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 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 Distance
Sep 16, 2015 19:54
(Santiago)
M 8.3 163 km N
from Valparaíso
Sep 16, 2015 20:18
(Santiago)
M 7.0 165 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 24, 2017 18:38
(Santiago)
M 6.9 40 km W
from Valparaíso
Nov 7, 2015 04:31
(Santiago)
M 6.8 240 km N
from Valparaíso
Aug 1, 2019 14:28
(Santiago)
M 6.8 148 km SSW
from Valparaíso
Sep 17, 2015 01:10
(Santiago)
M 6.7 170 km N
from Valparaíso
Sep 21, 2015 14:40
(Santiago)
M 6.6 147 km N
from Valparaíso
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 241 km N
from Valparaíso
Sep 17, 2015 00:55
(Santiago)
M 6.5 179 km N
from Valparaíso
Sep 16, 2015 22:41
(Santiago)
M 6.4 215 km N
from Valparaíso

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Nearest earthquakes from Valparaíso

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Valparaíso.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 26, 2024 03:22
(Santiago)
M 4.6 10 km NE
from Valparaíso
May 14, 2017 07:32
(Santiago)
M 4.3 12 km S
from Valparaíso
Sep 17, 2015 09:14
(Santiago)
M 5.9 14 km N
from Valparaíso
Apr 24, 2017 21:09
(Santiago)
M 4.2 15 km WSW
from Valparaíso
Mar 1, 2019 22:55
(Santiago)
M 4.1 17 km SW
from Valparaíso
Apr 28, 2017 13:05
(Santiago)
M 5.8 19 km SW
from Valparaíso
Apr 24, 2017 19:03
(Santiago)
M 4.9 19 km W
from Valparaíso
Jun 12, 2017 07:27
(Santiago)
M 4.3 22 km W
from Valparaíso
Mar 19, 2016 15:50
(Santiago)
M 4.3 24 km SW
from Valparaíso
Dec 3, 2022 07:39
(Santiago)
M 4.4 25 km NNW
from Valparaíso

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Valparaíso

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Valparaíso?

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 146km east of Valparaíso at a depth of 115km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Valparaíso in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Valparaíso?

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 163km north of Valparaíso 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?

In the past 10 years, 2484 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Valparaíso. This averages to 248 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.