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Latest quakes in or near the South Pacific Ocean in the past 48 hours on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 4, 2022 21:06 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 24 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 34 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 79 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 37 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 48 hours, the South Pacific Ocean had 24 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 34 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 79 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 37 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | 119 km SE of Huara, Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.9 | 24 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near the South Pacific Ocean (updated )

Past 24 hours91 quakes | 41 quakes M2+ | 22 quakes M3+ | 11 quakes M4+
Past 7 days585 quakes | 241 quakes M2+ | 123 quakes M3+ | 79 quakes M4+ | 10 quakes M5+
Past 30 days2,689 quakes | 1,044 quakes M2+ | 571 quakes M3+ | 323 quakes M4+ | 47 quakes M5+ | 4 quakes M6+ | 2 quakes M7+
Past 90 days7,852 quakes | 3,161 quakes M2+ | 1,647 quakes M3+ | 811 quakes M4+ | 155 quakes M5+ | 14 quakes M6+ | 2 quakes M7+
Past 365 days35,913 quakes | 15,350 quakes M2+ | 7,669 quakes M3+ | 3,549 quakes M4+ | 669 quakes M5+ | 52 quakes M6+ | 5 quakes M7+

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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 3 or higher (71 out of 174 quakes, show more):
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022 GMT (41 quakes)
Oct 4, 2022 21:00 GMT
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n/a
Near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (preliminary) Early Alert!
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 5:39 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 20:39 GMT)
2.9

109 km
TARAPACA, CHILE More
Oct 4, 2022 4:53 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 19:53 GMT)
2.5

96 km
TARAPACA, CHILE More
Oct 5, 2022 8:24 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 19:24 GMT)
2.4

15 km
New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 8:20 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 19:20 GMT)
3.3

15 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 3:54 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 18:54 GMT)
2.6

115 km
ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE More
Oct 4, 2022 1:36 pm (GMT -5) (Oct 4, 2022 18:36 GMT)
4.0

30 km
NEAR COAST OF NORTHERN PERU
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 7:00 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 18:00 GMT)
3.1

126 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 6:18 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 17:18 GMT)
2.6

138 km
New Zealand More
Oct 4, 2022 1:55 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 16:55 GMT)
2.5

160 km
ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE More
Oct 4, 2022 1:30 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 16:30 GMT)
4.6

196 km
105 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 1:29 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 16:29 GMT)
4.6

10 km
Near Coast of Northern Chile
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 1:21 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 16:21 GMT)
3.0

53 km
COQUIMBO, CHILE
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 5:08 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 16:08 GMT)
2.2

146 km
New Zealand More
Oct 4, 2022 12:51 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 15:51 GMT)
4.8

163 km
38 Km SW of Andalgalá, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 12:24 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 15:24 GMT)
2.8

117 km
ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE More
Oct 5, 2022 3:51 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 14:51 GMT)
2.0

20 km
New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 3:09 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 14:09 GMT)
2.8

20 km
New Zealand More
Oct 4, 2022 10:27 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 13:27 GMT)
2.7

57 km
COQUIMBO, CHILE More
Oct 4, 2022 10:08 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 13:08 GMT)
4.9

123 km
24 Km NNE of Calama, Chile
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 5, 2022 12:20 am (GMT +12) (Oct 4, 2022 12:20 GMT)
3.2

182 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.19 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2745 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Pitcairn Island, South Pacific (PTCN/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Pitcairn Island, South Pacific: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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South Pacific Ocean Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in or near the South Pacific Ocean?

The last earthquake in or near the South Pacific Ocean occurred 26 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 119 km southeast of Huara, Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 5:39 pm (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in or near the South Pacific Ocean in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, South Pacific Ocean had 71 quakes up to magnitude 4.9.

What was the strongest quake in or near the South Pacific Ocean in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in or near the South Pacific Ocean in the past 48 hours occurred 8 hours ago: Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 24 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:08 am (GMT -3).

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