M 6.8 in Chile from 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC to 04:10

Event summary | Scenario pre-calculated

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 80 Km
Event Date: 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC
Exposed Population: 294929 people within 100km
Source: GEOFON gfz2015sfno
Inserted at: 17 Sep 2015 04:16 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)

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Initial conditions

Title: "M6.8 Chile-Argentina Border Region"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 39 km
  • Width: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 6.8 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 2 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 80 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -74, -34.84, -68, -28.84
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

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