Important historic earthquakes in Chile

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page.

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TSU = Tsunami waves was generated -- VOL = Earthquake from volcanic origin

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC time

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Valparaiso, Chile Oct 23 15:01 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS San Antonio, Chile Oct 23 03:21 4.5 15 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Oct 23 03:21 4.5 24 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Oct 23 03:21 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Oct 23 02:59 4.3 20 MAP I Felt It
USGS San Antonio, Chile Oct 23 02:59 4.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Oct 23 02:59 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 22 21:57 4.0 95 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Oct 22 17:37 3.6 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Oct 22 17:24 3.5 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Puerto Montt, Chile Oct 22 15:41 4.4 127 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Los Lagos, Chile Oct 22 15:41 4.4 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Southern Chile Oct 22 15:41 4.5 123 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Atacama, Chile Oct 22 14:57 3.3 99 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Oct 22 13:54 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Coquimbo, Chile Oct 22 13:54 4.6 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 22 08:20 3.9 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Atacama, Chile Oct 21 20:49 3.5 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 21 16:35 3.3 108 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 21 16:19 4.0 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Oct 21 00:52 3.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 20 20:57 3.2 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 20 19:27 4.0 89 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Calama, Chile Oct 20 19:27 4.0 88 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 20 13:58 3.3 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 20 12:49 3.6 269 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Oct 20 01:38 3.6 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 19 16:44 3.5 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Oct 19 09:14 4.2 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 19 06:09 3.7 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 19 00:04 3.4 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 18 12:34 4.0 223 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 18 08:42 3.2 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Oct 18 05:51 3.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Oct 17 21:08 3.7 131 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 17 19:32 3.5 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 17 17:56 3.2 148 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 17 13:03 3.2 142 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 17 12:51 3.2 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS San Pedro De Atacama, Chile Oct 17 11:58 4.8 163 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Oct 17 11:58 4.4 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS La Ligua, Chile Oct 17 10:40 4.1 73 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Oct 17 10:40 4.0 61 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Oct 17 10:40 4.1 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Oct 17 05:43 3.9 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Oct 17 04:41 3.8 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Oct 17 04:20 3.8 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Oct 17 00:17 3.6 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Oct 16 19:56 3.2 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Constitucion, Chile Oct 16 19:29 5.0 21 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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