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M 6.8 in Chile from 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC to 04:10
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 1097452 of event 1065849 issued at 17/09/2015 04:10 (GDACS Event ID 1065849, Latest episode ID: 1097452).

Summary

Current impact estimate:

  • No content available

  • Green alert in Chile on 17/09/2015 04:10:39 UTC
  • 294929 people within 100km
  • Magnitude 6.8M, Depth:80km

Sea Levels and Calculations Charts

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