Saturday, February 27, 2010

Chile earthquake List

This is a list of earthquakes in Chile. This list considers every notable earthquake felt or with its epicenter within Chile's current borders and maritime areas.

* Details are approximate for old events.
* Magnitude is measured in the Moment magnitude scale.
* Intensity is measured in the Mercalli intensity scale.
* Hypocenter depth is given in kilometres.
* Time is given in UTC.

Date Time Magnitude Intensity Epicenter Depth Death toll
1570 Concepción earthquake 1570-02-08 9:00 8.3
36°48′S 73°00′W / 36.8°S 73°W / -36.8; -73

1575 Valdivia earthquake 1575-12-16 14:30 8.5
39°48′S 73°12′W / 39.8°S 73.2°W / -39.8; -73.2

1647 Santiago earthquake 1647-05-13 19:30 8.5
35°S 72°W / 35°S 72°W / -35; -72

1751 Concepción earthquake 1751-05-25 1:00 8.5
36°50′S 73°02′W / 36.83°S 73.03°W / -36.83; -73.03

1835 Concepción earthquake 1835-02-20 11:30 8.5
36°50′S 73°02′W / 36.83°S 73.03°W / -36.83; -73.03

1868 Arica earthquake 1868-08-13 16:45 9.0
18°30′S 70.35°0′W / 18.5°S 70.35°W / -18.5; -70.35

1906 Valparaíso earthquake 1906-08-16 19:48 8.2
33°S 72°W / 33°S 72°W / -33; -72 25
1922 Vallenar earthquake 1922-11-10 23:53 8.5
28°30′S 70°0′W / 28.5°S 70°W / -28.5; -70 25 100
1939 Chillán earthquake 1939-01-25 23:32 7.8
36°12′S 72°12′W / 36.2°S 72.2°W / -36.2; -72.2 60 30,000
1943 Coquimbo earthquake 1943-04-06 12:07 8.2
30°45′S 72°0′W / 30.75°S 72°W / -30.75; -72 55
1949 Tierra del Fuego earthquake 1949-12-17 06:53:30[1] 7.8[1] VIII[1] 54°0′0″S 68°46′11″W / 54°S 68.76972°W / -54; -68.76972[1] 30[1]
1960 Valdivia earthquake 1960-05-22 19:11 9.5[2] XI[3] 39°30′S 74°30′W / 39.5°S 74.5°W / -39.5; -74.5 30 2231, 3000, 5700[4] or 6000[5]
1965 Santiago earthquake 1965-03-28 12:33 7.1
32°25′05″S 71°06′00″W / 32.418°S 71.100°W / -32.418; -71.100

1971 Illapel earthquake 1971-07-08 23:03 7.5
32°30′40″S 71°12′25″W / 32.511°S 71.207°W / -32.511; -71.207

1985 Santiago earthquake 1985-03-03 22:47 8.0[6] VIII 33°14′S 71°51′W / 33.24°S 71.85°W / -33.24; -71.85 33 177
1987 Antofagasta earthquake 1987 23:03 7.2



1993 San Juan earthquake 1993-06-08 23:17:41[1] 6.5[1] VI[1] 31°33′35″S 69°13′48″W / 31.55972°S 69.23°W / -31.55972; -69.23[1] 113[1]
1995 Antofagasta earthquake 1995-07-30 05:11 8.0[6]
23°21′36″S 70°18′36″W / 23.360°S 70.31°W / -23.360; -70.31 47 3
2005 Tarapacá earthquake 2005-06-13 22:45[7] 7.8[6] or 7.9[7] VII 19°53′42″S 69°07′30″W / 19.895°S 69.125°W / -19.895; -69.125 117.2 11[7]
2007 Aysen Fjord earthquake 2007-04-21 17:53 6.2 VII[8] 45°27′S 72°50′W / 45.45°S 72.833°W / -45.45; -72.833 38.1 10[8]
2007 Antofagasta earthquake 2007-11-14 15:40:53[9] 7.7[9] IX[10] 22°11′20″S 69°50′35″W / 22.189°S 69.843°W / -22.189; -69.843[9] 60[9] 2[11]
2008 Papudo earthquake 2008-12-18 18:19 6.3 V

0
2009 Arica earthquake 2009-11-13 03:05:57 6.5[12] V[13] 19°23′06″S 70°15′58″W / 19.385°S 70.266°W / -19.385; -70.266 28 0
2010 Chile earthquake 2010-2-27 03:34 8.8[14][15]
35°49′34″S 72°40′08″W / 35.826°S 72.669°W / -35.826; -72.669 59.4 78 (at 9am local time)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_earthquakes_in_Chile

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