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Latest quakes in or near Chile in the past 48 hours on Thursday, May 19, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 19, 2022 01:15 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 36 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 19 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 48 hours, Chile was shaken by 4 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 36 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 19 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.6 | Tarapaca, 144 km N of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.7 | Tacna, 75 km NE of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Chile (updated )

Past 24 hours:31 quakes | 13 quakes M2+ | 17 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 7 days:222 quakes | 89 quakes M2+ | 111 quakes M3+ | 22 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:936 quakes | 370 quakes M2+ | 468 quakes M3+ | 89 quakes M4+ | 8 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 90 days:3,288 quakes | 1,571 quakes M2+ | 1,447 quakes M3+ | 245 quakes M4+ | 23 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+
Past 365 days:13,783 quakes | 7,490 quakes M2+ | 5,320 quakes M3+ | 875 quakes M4+ | 81 quakes M5+ | 5 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (60 quakes):
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 18, 2022 8:44 pm (GMT -4) (May 19, 2022 00:44 GMT)
3.6

139 km
Tarapaca, 144 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 8:26 pm (GMT -4) (May 19, 2022 00:26 GMT)
3.0

37 km
92 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
I FELT IT
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (34 quakes)
May 18, 2022 7:24 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 23:24 GMT)
2.9

83 km
Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 7:20 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 23:20 GMT)
2.5

108 km
74 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 6:57 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 22:57 GMT)
3.1

108 km
50 km southeast of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 5:37 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 21:37 GMT)
2.4

117 km
Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 5:27 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 21:27 GMT)
2.3

86 km
Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:05 pm (GMT -5) (May 18, 2022 21:05 GMT)
2.5

23 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 6:01 pm (GMT -3) (May 18, 2022 21:01 GMT)
3.4

199 km
Jujuy, 210 km northwest of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 3:43 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 19:43 GMT)
3.2

80 km
105 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 3:19 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 19:19 GMT)
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n/a
45 km west of Cochabamba, Bolivia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 95 reports
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May 18, 2022 2:40 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 18:40 GMT)
2.8

106 km
Tarapaca, Chile MoreMap
May 18, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT -5) (May 18, 2022 18:39 GMT)
3.6

5 km
South Pacific Ocean, 85 km northwest of La Serena, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 2:19 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 18:19 GMT)
3.8

216 km
262 km southwest of Ciudad Potosi, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia
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May 18, 2022 12:46 pm (GMT -5) (May 18, 2022 17:46 GMT)
3.3

25 km
South Pacific Ocean, 66 km northwest of Valdivia, Los Rios Region, Chile
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 1:09 pm (GMT -3) (May 18, 2022 16:09 GMT)
3.0

134 km
La Rioja, 145 km east of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 1012 joules (493 megawatt hours, equivalent to 424 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Chile Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Chile?

The last earthquake in Chile occurred 31 minutes ago: Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tarapaca, 144 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 8:44 pm (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Chile in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Chile had 60 quakes up to magnitude 4.7.

What was the strongest quake in Chile in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Chile in the past 48 hours occurred 14 hours ago: Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Tacna, 75 km northeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT -5).

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