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Latest quakes in or near Atacama, Chile, in the past 24 hours on Friday, January 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 12:15 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | 44 km E of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.5 | 110 km NW of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Atacama, Chile (updated )

Past 24 hours3 quakes1 quake M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days19 quakes8 quakes M2+10 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 30 days59 quakes28 quakes M2+26 quakes M3+5 quakes M4+
Past 90 days216 quakes108 quakes M2+90 quakes M3+18 quakes M4+
Past 365 days1,050 quakes490 quakes M2+466 quakes M3+89 quakes M4+5 quakes M5+

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Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 27, 2023 1:35 am (GMT -3) (Jan 27, 2023 04:35 GMT)
2.9

94 km
44 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 26, 2023 2:59 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 17:59 GMT)
3.5

165 km
110 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1010 joules (3.51 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.02 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Copiapo (Tierra Amarilla), Chile (GO03/C network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Copiapo (Tierra Amarilla), Chile: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Atacama Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Atacama?

The last earthquake in Atacama occurred 8 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 44 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 1:35 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Atacama today?

In the past 24 hours, Atacama, Chile had 2 quakes up to magnitude 3.5.

What was the strongest quake in Atacama today?

The strongest earthquake in Atacama today occurred 18 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 110 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:59 pm (GMT -3).

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