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

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 02 01:44 3.3 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 02 01:16 2.7 54 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 01 17:06 3.1 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 01 16:42 3.9 250 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS El Aguilar, Argentina Aug 01 14:48 4.6 195 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Jujuy, Argentina Aug 01 14:48 4.6 188 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Jujuy Province, Argentina Aug 01 14:48 4.7 195 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 01 13:17 3.7 224 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Aug 01 12:02 2.8 45 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 01 08:43 3.1 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Libertador O'higgins, Chile Aug 01 05:24 3.0 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Southern Peru Aug 01 00:10 4.3 248 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Peru Aug 01 00:10 4.0 241 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Central Peru Aug 01 00:10 4.2 188 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chazuta, Peru Jul 31 23:32 4.6 79 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Peru Jul 31 23:32 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Northern Peru Jul 31 23:32 4.5 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Jul 31 21:04 3.7 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jul 31 20:40 4.9 75 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Jul 31 20:40 4.6 79 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 31 18:39 3.7 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Arequipa, Peru Jul 31 18:09 5.0 96 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Peru Jul 31 18:09 5.0 113 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Peru Jul 31 18:09 4.7 95 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 31 16:55 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 31 16:55 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jul 31 11:36 3.2 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 31 10:42 4.1 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 31 10:42 4.1 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 31 06:47 2.9 108 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Jul 31 05:50 3.5 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 31 05:02 2.6 44 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off Coast Of Valparaiso, Chile Jul 31 04:13 3.5 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 31 01:22 3.8 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 31 00:51 2.8 65 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 23:20 3.2 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 30 19:22 3.2 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 14:25 2.9 58 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 30 13:41 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 07:22 3.3 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 07:03 3.5 218 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Mendoza, Argentina Jul 30 07:00 2.9 124 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Atacama, Chile Jul 30 06:48 3.0 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 05:32 3.0 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Jul 30 05:08 2.2 38 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Atacama, Chile Jul 30 03:03 3.4 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 30 02:33 2.9 107 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 30 01:53 3.4 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 30 00:54 3.7 212 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 15:53 3.4 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Atacama, Chile Jul 29 15:10 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 13:22 3.3 41 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Neuquen, Argentina Jul 29 13:03 4.6 140 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Argentina Jul 29 13:03 4.4 149 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 13:01 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 29 13:01 4.4 22 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Atacama, Chile Jul 29 09:16 2.9 100 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 08:40 3.3 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 07:18 2.9 90 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jul 29 07:01 3.1 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 04:25 3.1 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 03:39 3.1 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 03:09 2.7 42 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 29 02:37 3.2 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Embarcacion, Argentina Jul 29 01:22 4.4 543 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Salta Province, Argentina Jul 29 01:22 4.7 536 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Salta, Argentina Jul 29 01:22 4.5 544 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iquique, Chile Jul 29 00:47 4.7 24 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 29 00:47 4.6 29 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 00:47 4.7 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Central Peru Jul 29 00:41 4.0 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Huacho, Peru Jul 29 00:41 4.0 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 29 00:10 3.6 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 28 22:55 2.8 80 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 28 17:19 3.2 112 MAP I Felt It INFO

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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