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M 8.1 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.7 m) in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Mexico

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 1179733 of event 1120837 issued at 08/09/2017 04:49 (GDACS Event ID 1120837, Latest episode ID: 1179733).


Current impact estimate:

  • The maximum Tsunami wave height is  1.7m in Pasito_de_la_Senora, Mexico. This height is estimated for 8-Sep-2017 05:55:00.
  • Orange alert in Mexico on 08/09/2017 04:49:21 UTC
  • 100000 people within 100km
  • Magnitude 8.1M, Depth:69.65km

Sea Levels and Calculations Charts

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