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List of latest earthquakes near Arequipa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2024 22:11
(Lima)
M 3.3 218 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 16, 2024 07:24
(Lima)
M 3.7 45 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 16, 2024 00:38
(Lima)
M 4.0 266 km SSE
from Arequipa
Apr 15, 2024 08:36
(Lima)
M 3.1 220 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 14, 2024 00:17
(Lima)
M 3.9 222 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 10, 2024 17:42
(Lima)
M 3.8 195 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 10, 2024 14:52
(Lima)
M 4.0 244 km W
from Arequipa
Apr 10, 2024 12:02
(Lima)
M 4.3 292 km SE
from Arequipa
Apr 10, 2024 10:33
(Lima)
M 5.0 333 km ESE
from Arequipa
Apr 9, 2024 11:39
(Lima)
M 4.7 183 km NNW
from Arequipa
Apr 9, 2024 01:39
(Lima)
M 3.8 145 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 6, 2024 04:12
(Lima)
M 4.0 173 km ESE
from Arequipa
Apr 5, 2024 15:07
(Lima)
M 4.0 226 km E
from Arequipa
Apr 5, 2024 10:52
(Lima)
M 2.8 248 km S
from Arequipa
Apr 5, 2024 06:46
(Lima)
M 2.7 299 km SE
from Arequipa
Apr 3, 2024 07:45
(Lima)
M 3.2 277 km SE
from Arequipa
Apr 2, 2024 14:36
(Lima)
M 3.8 107 km SSW
from Arequipa
Apr 2, 2024 11:12
(Lima)
M 3.7 101 km NW
from Arequipa
Apr 1, 2024 22:07
(Lima)
M 3.7 92 km NNW
from Arequipa
Mar 31, 2024 21:13
(Lima)
M 2.5 272 km SE
from Arequipa
Mar 29, 2024 12:26
(Lima)
M 3.9 231 km SSE
from Arequipa
Mar 28, 2024 10:20
(Lima)
M 3.3 237 km SE
from Arequipa
Mar 28, 2024 01:37
(Lima)
M 4.3 292 km ESE
from Arequipa
Mar 26, 2024 22:12
(Lima)
M 3.6 92 km NW
from Arequipa
Mar 26, 2024 15:12
(Lima)
M 3.7 48 km S
from Arequipa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Arequipa

Recent Arequipa Earthquake News

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Arequipa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
143 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Apr 16, 2024 22:11

Average

A total of 1432 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Arequipa in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 143 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Arequipa roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Arequipa in 2021. A total of 197 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Arequipa that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Arequipa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Arequipa 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 Arequipa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1328 92.74%
Mag. 5 96 6.7%
Mag. 6 6 0.42%
Mag. 7 2 0.14%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Arequipa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.2
On May 26, 2022 07:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.4
On Jun 23, 2001 15:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Arequipa occurred on May 26, 2022 07:02 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.2 and struck 213 kilometers (132 mi) north-east of Arequipa, at a depth of 236 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Arequipa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.4 earthquake struck on Jun 23, 2001 15:33, 225 kilometers (140 mi) north-east of Arequipa. It is the strongest earthquake near Arequipa 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 Arequipa 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 Arequipa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Arequipa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2022 07:02
(Lima)
M 7.2 213 km NE
from Arequipa
Mar 1, 2019 03:50
(Lima)
M 7.0 239 km NE
from Arequipa
Aug 24, 2014 18:21
(Lima)
M 6.8 296 km NW
from Arequipa
Jul 17, 2017 21:05
(Lima)
M 6.4 224 km W
from Arequipa
Dec 1, 2016 17:40
(Lima)
M 6.2 143 km NNE
from Arequipa
Dec 20, 2023 07:11
(Lima)
M 6.2 121 km WNW
from Arequipa
May 31, 2020 00:09
(Lima)
M 6.1 145 km NE
from Arequipa
Dec 3, 2019 03:46
(Lima)
M 6.0 255 km SSE
from Arequipa
Jun 29, 2015 04:09
(Lima)
M 5.8 293 km W
from Arequipa
Jun 25, 2022 21:02
(Lima)
M 5.7 254 km WSW
from Arequipa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Arequipa

Nearest earthquakes from Arequipa

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Arequipa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 29, 2016 14:00
(Lima)
M 4.3 7 km W
from Arequipa
Nov 14, 2018 18:17
(Lima)
M 4.0 11 km SSE
from Arequipa
Aug 21, 2014 12:33
(Lima)
M 4.3 13 km SSW
from Arequipa
Feb 19, 2015 06:45
(Lima)
M 4.2 14 km SSW
from Arequipa
Feb 24, 2017 05:45
(Lima)
M 4.3 19 km NW
from Arequipa
Dec 16, 2020 12:48
(Lima)
M 5.6 22 km SSE
from Arequipa
Aug 17, 2016 07:36
(Lima)
M 4.3 26 km WSW
from Arequipa
Jun 26, 2022 03:39
(Lima)
M 4.0 25 km SSW
from Arequipa
Aug 20, 2020 22:56
(Lima)
M 4.1 25 km W
from Arequipa
Aug 18, 2021 06:12
(Lima)
M 4.0 28 km WNW
from Arequipa

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Arequipa

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Arequipa?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Arequipa on the evening of April 16, 2024 at 22:11 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 218km south of Arequipa at a depth of 32km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Arequipa in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Arequipa?

A 8.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Arequipa on the afternoon of June 23, 2001 at 15:33 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 225km west of Arequipa at a depth of 33km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Arequipa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Arequipa?

In the past 10 years, 1432 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Arequipa. This averages to 143 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.