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

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Peru-ecuador Border Region Aug 21 08:09 4.5 90 MAP I Felt It
USGS Sucua, Ecuador Aug 21 08:09 4.5 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Aug 21 04:18 3.5 133 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Aug 21 04:12 4.4 135 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 21 04:12 4.0 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 20 22:11 3.9 223 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Aug 20 19:43 2.8 40 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 14:58 2.6 102 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 13:06 3.1 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bio-bio, Chile Aug 20 12:58 3.9 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Southern Peru Aug 20 08:37 3.5 167 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lima - felt bed shake
  • EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 20 05:16 3.4 211 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 02:44 2.8 49 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 02:08 3.0 72 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 01:45 2.6 38 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Iquique, Chile Aug 19 23:51 4.3 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 23:51 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.6 19 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Copiapo, Chile Aug 19 16:11 4.0 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Aug 19 16:11 4.0 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 19 09:42 2.7 114 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 08:29 3.1 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aratoca, Colombia Aug 19 06:06 4.6 158 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Aug 19 06:06 4.5 183 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Colombia Aug 19 06:06 4.7 162 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Aug 19 04:07 4.2 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Maule, Chile Aug 19 03:12 3.2 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina Aug 19 02:56 3.3 147 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Aug 19 01:42 3.8 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 01:07 2.9 113 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Aug 19 00:34 3.7 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 19:07 3.0 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 17:59 3.4 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 17:03 3.5 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mendoza Province, Argentina Aug 18 15:10 4.4 101 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mendoza, Argentina Aug 18 15:10 4.6 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina Aug 18 15:10 4.6 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 11:49 2.7 111 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 07:34 4.1 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Northern Chile Aug 18 06:49 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Aug 18 06:49 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Aug 18 06:28 3.0 234 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 18 04:33 2.6 118 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bio-bio, Chile Aug 18 03:41 2.9 68 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 03:30 2.2 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Aug 18 03:19 3.1 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Aug 18 02:58 2.5 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 01:59 3.3 28 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 01:46 3.1 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 18 01:40 3.2 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Aug 18 01:15 3.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 17 23:45 3.2 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Aug 17 18:30 4.0 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 17 18:30 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Aug 17 18:30 4.3 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 13:15 3.0 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 12:27 3.2 128 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 11:49 3.6 216 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 06:08 2.7 122 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 17 05:43 3.8 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Aug 17 05:23 2.3 40 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 17 04:44 3.6 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 17 04:20 4.0 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Aug 17 04:02 2.9 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 03:34 2.5 41 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 02:45 4.2 209 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mendoza, Argentina Aug 17 02:34 2.4 117 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Aug 17 01:41 4.2 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 17 01:08 2.5 113 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 16 23:23 3.1 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 16 21:06 3.4 199 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 16 20:03 3.0 122 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cayambe, Ecuador Aug 16 15:08 4.7 87 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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