South America (realtime) earthquakes list – Sismos en América del Sur

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Sep 17 22:58 3.3 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 19:53 3.4 123 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 16:42 3.2 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 16:38 3.6 35 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 17 14:04 3.3 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Jujuy, Argentina Sep 17 13:10 4.6 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina Sep 17 13:10 4.6 205 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 10:29 3.5 196 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 17 09:55 3.1 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 17 08:50 3.0 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 17 08:26 2.9 104 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 07:36 3.2 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 06:46 3.2 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 05:13 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Maule, Chile Sep 17 04:33 3.1 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 16 23:18 3.2 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Atacama, Chile Sep 16 23:08 3.5 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 16 21:40 4.4 288 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Santa Genoveva De Docorodo, Colombia Sep 16 20:12 4.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Panama Sep 16 20:12 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 20:09 2.7 104 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 16 17:52 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 16:57 3.4 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 16:50 3.0 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Punta De Burica, Panama Sep 16 16:49 5.1 41 MAP I Felt It
EMSC South Of Panama Sep 16 16:49 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Of Panama Sep 16 16:49 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Maule, Chile Sep 16 15:29 2.9 18 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 13:16 2.9 42 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 12:46 2.7 95 MAP I Felt It
USGS Aratoca, Colombia Sep 16 09:25 4.4 168 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Colombia Sep 16 09:25 4.4 150 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 16 07:54 3.6 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 16 04:53 3.8 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 00:21 3.4 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Sep 15 19:46 4.0 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 15 15:58 3.8 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 15 15:06 3.2 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 15 06:35 4.6 85 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 15 04:23 3.7 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 15 01:59 3.2 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of O'higgins, Chile Sep 15 00:44 3.8 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Sep 15 00:32 3.4 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Sep 14 20:45 2.7 48 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 14 09:18 3.7 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC La Rioja, Argentina Sep 14 05:33 4.7 94 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Sep 14 05:33 5.0 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Vinchina, Argentina Sep 14 05:33 4.6 93 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 14 04:17 4.1 213 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Sep 14 03:52 2.8 39 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Maule, Chile Sep 14 02:33 3.4 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 14 02:24 3.2 138 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 14 02:21 3.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 13 23:12 2.9 104 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 13 22:38 2.7 65 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 13 22:30 2.7 113 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Atacama, Chile Sep 13 20:57 3.0 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 13 17:55 2.7 84 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Sep 13 17:49 3.3 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Atlantic Ocean Sep 13 17:37 4.5 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Atlantic Ocean Sep 13 17:37 4.5 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC San Juan, Argentina Sep 13 15:54 3.2 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Sep 13 13:49 2.8 22 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Sep 13 11:09 3.1 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 13 05:37 3.3 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS San Pedro De Atacama, Chile Sep 13 03:56 4.3 176 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Sep 13 03:56 4.4 181 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Sep 13 03:56 4.9 184 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 12 22:07 3.4 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 12 21:19 3.3 150 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Araucania, Chile Sep 12 18:49 3.7 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Sep 12 16:14 3.9 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 12 14:09 2.8 97 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Sep 12 12:11 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Antofagasta, Chile Sep 12 06:32 4.4 103 MAP I Felt It

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
People :
Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
Fittings :
Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
Structures :
Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
People :
Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
Fittings :
Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
Structures :
Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
Fittings :
Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
Structures :
Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
Environment :
Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
People
General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
Fittings :
Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
Structures :
Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
Environment :
Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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