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M 6.7 in Chile on 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Chile

The JRC has developed a global tsunami wave height calculation model, which is run after each earthquake issued by seismological institutes around the world.

This report is for earthquake episode 1097481 of event 1065849 issued at 17 Sep 2015 04:10 (GDACS Event ID 1065849, Latest episode ID: 1097481, inserted at 17 Sep 2015 05:30 UTC ).


Current impact estimate:

  • The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.1m in Huentelauquen, Chile. This height is estimated for 17-Sep-2015 04:35:64.
  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 139018 people within 100km
A pre-calculated grid scenario is also available here
Population density map


Tsunami maximum wave height
Tsunami maximum wave height (Source: JRC)

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Affected locations

Date Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
17-Sep-2015 04:35:64 Huentelauquen Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 04:44:38 Chigualoco Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 05:11:38 Los_Vilos Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 05:11:38 Conchali Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 04:16:00 Angostura Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 04:14:38 Quillaicillo Chile  0.1m
17-Sep-2015 05:08:38 Quintero Chile  0.0m
17-Sep-2015 05:08:38 Caleta_Horcon Chile  0.0m
17-Sep-2015 05:08:38 La_Greda Chile  0.0m
Locations affected by Tsunami wave (15 of 10)

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Official tsunami bulletins by regional warning centers can be found at the International Tsunami Information Center.