Latest earthquakes near Uruguay today
Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Uruguay, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Uruguay? If an earthquake is happening right now near Uruguay, it will show up within minutes.
Uruguay Earthquake Statistics
A total of 1 earthquake with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Uruguay in the past 10 years.
The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Uruguay in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Uruguay 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.
Strongest earthquakes near Uruguay
The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Uruguay occurred on Jul 12, 2023 05:43 local time (America/Montevideo timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.2 and struck 41 kilometers (25 mi) east of Montevideo, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Uruguay in the list below.
In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Uruguay 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 Uruguay.
Earthquakes by region of Uruguay
Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Uruguay.
- San José
- Treinta y Tres
Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Uruguay.
When was the last earthquake in Uruguay?
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Uruguay on the night of July 12, 2023 at 05:43 local time (America/Montevideo). The center of this earthquake was located 41km east of Montevideo at a depth of 10km under water in the Rio De La Plata. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Uruguay in the past hours.
What was the strongest earthquake near Uruguay?
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Uruguay on the night of July 12, 2023 at 05:43 local time (America/Montevideo). The center of this earthquake was located 41km east of Montevideo at a depth of 10km under water in the Rio De La Plata. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Uruguay since the year 1900.
How often do earthquakes occur near Uruguay?
In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Uruguay. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.