| 1543 Iquique Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1513 1513 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8.7 C
1543 1543 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8 D
1604 Nov 24th, 18:30 1604 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8.5 C
1715 Aug 23rd 1715 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 7.8 C
  • Utsu (2002) -Utsu, T., 2002, A list of deadly earthquakes in the World: 1500-2000, in International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology Part A, edited by Lee, W.K., Kanamori, H., Jennings, P.C., and Kisslinger, C., pp. 691-717, Academic Press, San Diego. - Link
  • Comte and Pardo (1991) -Comte, Diana, and Mario Pardo. "Reappraisal of great historical earthquakes in the northern Chile and southern Peru seismic gaps." Natural hazards 4.1 (1991): 23-44. - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.00 (7.70-8.00)
Epicenter -19.000°N, -70.500°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami no/unknown
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence D

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2002 Utsu (2002) 8
1991 Comte and Pardo (1991) 7.7

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