M 6.7 in Chile on 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC

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: 6.7M
Depth: 30.15 Km
Event Date: 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC
Exposed Population: 130000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC
Inserted at: 17 Sep 2015 05:30 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert 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

See full locations list (RSS)

Initial conditions

Title: " 53km W of Illapel"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 35 km
  • Width: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 6.7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 3 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 30 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -74.715, -34.539, -68.715, -28.539
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

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