Latest Earthquakes Near Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca in 🇦🇷 Argentina

Latest Earthquakes Near Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca in Argentina

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca in Argentina. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 353 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 days ago
On 2024-05-15 23:04:35
-27.9257, -66.4767
117 km (72 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.3
173.92 km
2 months ago
On 2024-02-28 19:50:43
-28.0488, -66.7884
140 km (87 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.7
156.71 km
3 months ago
On 2024-02-13 06:31:49
-27.9123, -66.7933
146 km (90 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
163.85 km
3 months ago
On 2024-01-29 17:43:30
-27.8867, -66.503
121 km (75 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
160.57 km
6 months ago
On 2023-10-24 15:46:06
-27.8851, -66.8343
151 km (93 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4
154.72 km
7 months ago
On 2023-10-19 20:51:14
-27.4298, -66.296
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
10 km
8 months ago
On 2023-09-10 09:55:07
-27.9571, -66.6123
127 km (79 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
164.38 km
11 months ago
On 2023-06-20 22:20:21
-27.9825, -66.7163
136 km (84 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
180.3 km
11 months ago
On 2023-06-13 07:35:18
-28.0098, -66.6143
125 km (78 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
175.65 km
11 months ago
On 2023-06-07 22:49:43
-27.8732, -67.1262
178 km (110 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
190.63 km
11 months ago
On 2023-06-03 00:11:48
-27.4731, -66.5177
150 km (93 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.9
37.88 km
1 year ago
On 2023-04-26 05:52:21
-27.8638, -66.7429
143 km (89 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
152.82 km
1 year ago
On 2023-01-04 01:27:34
-27.9547, -66.5814
125 km (77 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4
171.45 km
1 year ago
On 2022-12-04 21:04:24
-27.9289, -66.6214
129 km (80 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 5
168.41 km
1 year ago
On 2022-11-20 22:17:38
-27.8935, -66.5878
128 km (79 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.9
152.19 km
1 year ago
On 2022-11-13 12:08:57
-27.9896, -66.5527
121 km (75 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
167.34 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-27 00:13:45
-27.9264, -66.5355
122 km (76 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
167.06 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-23 21:22:02
-27.975, -66.2185
92 km (57 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
155.82 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-08 04:30:44
-27.7912, -66.6132
136 km (84 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.3
158.93 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-04 15:51:01
-27.8355, -66.5385
127 km (79 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.8
160.55 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-26 12:43:05
-27.1053, -65.5815
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW of Departamento de El Alto
M 3.3
10.18 km
1 year ago
On 2022-06-30 00:28:21
-27.9376, -66.6469
131 km (81 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
154.94 km
1 year ago
On 2022-06-24 06:24:33
-28.8631, -66.6119
126 km (78 mi) ↙ SW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-06-24 06:23:31
-29.0686, -66.6006
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-06-16 22:02:30
-27.9376, -66.8916
154 km (95 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.1
154.23 km
1 year ago
On 2022-06-01 19:42:37
-28.1369, -67.0873
166 km (103 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
161.74 km
2 years ago
On 2022-04-20 13:19:11
-27.2485, -66.2996
156 km (97 mi) ↖ NW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.9
174.38 km
2 years ago
On 2022-03-19 09:31:16
-28.0525, -67.0952
169 km (105 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.2
201.04 km
2 years ago
On 2022-02-23 03:58:37
-28.3235, -65.2158
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
29.72 km
2 years ago
On 2022-02-04 07:48:02
-27.9119, -66.9927
164 km (102 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
162.5 km
2 years ago
On 2022-01-22 17:55:50
-27.9061, -67.0951
174 km (108 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
247.2 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-07 09:41:14
-27.8819, -66.545
125 km (78 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 5
151.1 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-02 02:01:05
-27.917, -66.4262
113 km (70 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
172.88 km
2 years ago
On 2021-11-27 19:40:22
-28.0197, -64.4988
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.5
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-07-24 23:23:17
-27.9148, -66.8578
151 km (94 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.3
186.27 km
2 years ago
On 2021-06-11 17:04:40
-29.1225, -66.7133
148 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
26.42 km
3 years ago
On 2021-05-14 10:04:55
-27.968, -66.6011
126 km (78 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
175.44 km
3 years ago
On 2021-04-23 07:02:59
-27.8944, -66.6978
138 km (85 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
168.71 km
3 years ago
On 2021-01-17 08:05:24
-27.9736, -66.9362
156 km (97 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
158.58 km
3 years ago
On 2020-12-14 03:15:29
-28.1417, -64.5659
88 km (55 mi) ↗ NE of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.8
28.73 km
3 years ago
On 2020-11-15 21:54:52
-27.9782, -66.5878
124 km (77 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.3
160.94 km
3 years ago
On 2020-10-09 08:55:51
-27.8978, -66.405
112 km (70 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 5
163.02 km
3 years ago
On 2020-07-26 07:32:51
-27.1313, -65.8527
149 km (92 mi) ↖ NW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.3
46.94 km
3 years ago
On 2020-06-23 05:08:22
-27.8334, -66.8867
158 km (98 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
159.84 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-14 05:10:34
-27.5667, -66.5103
143 km (88 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.2
157.47 km
4 years ago
On 2020-04-03 09:33:49
-28.4377, -65.5851
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW of Departamento de El Alto
M 4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-02-04 17:35:15
-27.9659, -66.4647
114 km (71 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.4
170.59 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-10 04:50:40
-28.0455, -66.757
137 km (85 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.6
145.18 km
4 years ago
On 2019-09-25 19:43:22
-27.8767, -66.7515
143 km (89 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 5.3
157.26 km
4 years ago
On 2019-08-10 23:36:42
-28.0261, -66.7946
141 km (88 mi) ← W of Departamento de El Alto
M 4.9
142.34 km

Departamento de El Alto Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Departamento de El Alto has experiences a total of 353 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Departamento de El Alto 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Departamento de El Alto was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:17.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 10 2.02%
M 3 31 6.26%
M 4 262 52.93%
M 5 49 9.9%
M 6 3 0.61%

Magnitude distribution for Departamento de El Alto was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:20.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca, Argentina?

The last earthquake in Departamento de El Alto was 3 days ago and struck 117 km (72 mi) ← W of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 173.923 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca, Argentina?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Departamento de El Alto was a 6.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 151.4 kilometers. It struck 162 km (101 mi) ← W of the city, 38 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Departamento de El Alto, Catamarca, Argentina?

In 2024, Departamento de El Alto has experienced 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 4.71 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Departamento de El Alto is struck by an earthquake every 0.39 months.

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Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.