M 8.3 Earthquake and Tsunami (3.3 m) in Chile from 16 Sep 2015 22:54 UTC to 22:54

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 8.3M
Depth: 25 Km
Event Date: 16 Sep 2015 22:54 UTC
16 Sep 2015 19:54 Local
Exposed Population: 580000 people in MMI VIII
130000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20003k7a
Inserted at: 16 Sep 2015 23:39 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 2.1 2.1
us20003k7a Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 3.34m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
  INFORM_normalised      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1097284 1.3 16 Sep 2015 22:54 7.7M, 10km N/A 150 thousand (in 100km) 1.8m (at 00:22) 00:06 GEOFON
1097285 1.5 16 Sep 2015 22:54 7.9M, 33km N/A 120 thousand (in 100km) 2m (at 00:12) 00:08 NTWC    
1097294 2 16 Sep 2015 22:54 7.9M, 33km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 2.1m (at 00:22) 00:17 PTWC
1097296 1.3 16 Sep 2015 22:54 7.9M, 8.29km N/A 2.8 million (in MMI>=VII) 1.7m (at 00:32) 00:20 NEIC
1097301 1.7 16 Sep 2015 22:54 8.3M, 12.52km 8.28 2.8 million (in MMI>=VII) 2.4m (at 00:14) 00:29 NEIC
1097314 2.1 16 Sep 2015 22:54 8.3M, 25km 8.29 2.8 million (in MMI>=VII) 3.3m (at 01:00) 00:44 NEIC
1097344 3 16 Sep 2015 22:54 8.3M, 25km 8.37 560 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 3.3m (at 00:40) 01:53 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Tsunami affected locations

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  3.3m in Chigualoco, Chile. This height is estimated for 9-Sep-2015 10:11:04.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
9-Sep-2015 10:11:04 Chigualoco Chile  3.3
9-Sep-2015 10:11:04 Gauchal Chile  3.3
9-Sep-2015 09:53:23 Totoralillo Chile  3.3
9-Sep-2015 09:53:23 Quilimari Chile  3.3
9-Sep-2015 09:39:52 Huentelauquen Chile  3.2
9-Sep-2015 09:39:52 Angostura Chile  2.6
9-Sep-2015 09:23:26 Conchali Chile  2.2
9-Sep-2015 10:35:28 El Romeral Chile  2.1
9-Sep-2015 09:21:77 Los Vilos Chile  2.0
9-Sep-2015 10:05:55 Guaquen Chile  2.0
9-Sep-2015 09:17:77 Maitencillo Chile  1.9
9-Sep-2015 12:05:05 Ritoque Chile  1.8
9-Sep-2015 12:05:05 Las Ramaditas Chile  1.8
9-Sep-2015 09:17:77 Quillaicillo Chile  1.7
9-Sep-2015 10:17:52 Quintero Chile  1.7
9-Sep-2015 09:21:77 Pichidangui Chile  1.7
9-Sep-2015 10:03:65 Pite Chile  1.7
9-Sep-2015 10:03:65 Papudo Chile  1.7
9-Sep-2015 09:15:33 Maitencillo Chile  1.6
9-Sep-2015 11:45:58 Totoral Chile  1.6
9-Sep-2015 09:55:58 Ingeniero Santa Maria Chile  1.6
9-Sep-2015 12:27:69 El Rincon Chile  1.6
9-Sep-2015 11:29:54 Renaca Bajo Chile  1.5
9-Sep-2015 11:29:54 Concon Chile  1.5
9-Sep-2015 11:27:04 Valparaiso Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:27:04 Achupallas Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:27:04 Valparaiso_CL Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 10:31:13 San_Antonio_CL Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:23:05 Navidad Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 10:03:65 La Laguna Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:45:58 Choros Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:19:06 Rocas de Santo Domingo Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:19:06 Llolleo Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 11:19:06 San Antonio Chile  1.4
9-Sep-2015 13:23:48 Tome Chile  1.3
9-Sep-2015 10:07:05 Las Cujas Chile  1.2
9-Sep-2015 10:49:04 Casas Fundo El Medano Chile  1.2
9-Sep-2015 12:21:13 Cartagena Chile  1.1
9-Sep-2015 10:57:27 Cerro Colorado Chile  1.1
9-Sep-2015 10:57:27 Playa Ancha Chile  1.1
9-Sep-2015 11:25:55 La Boca Chile  1.1
9-Sep-2015 10:53:03 Laguna Verde Chile  1.0
9-Sep-2015 11:23:05 Matanzas Chile  1.0
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 La Compania Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 La Serena Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Coquimbo_CL Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 10:15:03 Quintay Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 El Quisco Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 El Tabo Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 Algarrobo Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 10:09:54 Caleta Horcon Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 10:09:54 La Greda Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 11:59:56 Tongoy Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 11:23:05 Tuman Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 11:23:05 El Guanaco Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 10:59:28 Barranquilla Chile  0.9
9-Sep-2015 12:23:48 Totoralillo Chile  0.8
9-Sep-2015 11:21:56 Punta Teatinos Chile  0.8
9-Sep-2015 10:53:03 El Penon Chile  0.8
9-Sep-2015 10:53:03 Iloca Chile  0.8
9-Sep-2015 12:23:48 Curanipe Chile  0.8
9-Sep-2015 12:21:13 Las Cruces Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 10:59:28 Constitucion Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 10:43:55 Guanaquero Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 10:53:03 Chanquiuque Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 12:05:05 San Antonio Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 09:35:53 Yeco Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 12:23:48 La Hacienda Chile  0.7
9-Sep-2015 12:05:05 Constitucion Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Loanco Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Pahuil Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 10:49:04 El Barquito Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 10:49:04 Chanaral Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 09:47:18 Los Ranchones Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 11:25:55 Chanco Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 13:05:71 Trigo Blanco Chile  0.6
9-Sep-2015 10:57:27 Pichibudi Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 10:57:27 La Higuera Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 10:57:27 Los Treiles Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 12:47:93 Tolten Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 11:37:18 Infiernillo Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 14:31:78 Ciruelos Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 09:49:53 Boyeruca Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 09:49:53 Bucalemu Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 12:51:33 Cayulfu Chile  0.5
9-Sep-2015 11:55:57 Los Morros Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 11:55:57 Dichato Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 Arica Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 Chacalluta Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 Chinchorro Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 Arica_CL Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 11:09:03 Guayacan Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 11:01:63 Lipimavida Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:33:57 Chevelle Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:03:34 Coronel Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:47:84 Peleco Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 09:47:18 Las Cruces Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Quiapo Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 10:27:43 Boca de Itata Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 10:27:43 Vegos de Itata Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:11:33 Chanabaya Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:21:51 Jaguey Peru  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:21:51 El Cardo Peru  0.4
9-Sep-2015 14:21:51 Camana Peru  0.4
9-Sep-2015 11:41:88 Buchupureo Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Colmuyao Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Mellinto Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Cielo Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 09:49:53 Pichilemu Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 10:49:04 Pan de Azucar Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Maiquillahue Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 La Barra Chile  0.4
9-Sep-2015 10:29:78 Cahuil Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 10:29:78 Chacurra Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 10:13:53 Juan_Fernandez Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 14:17:81 Lota Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:55:33 Nahuentue Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:55:33 Puerto Saavedra Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:41:26 Chusqui Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:41:26 Los Palos Hacienda Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:57:81 San Vicente Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:57:81 Quiriguina I Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:57:81 El Porton Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:57:81 Talcahuano_CL Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:57:06 Penita Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 14:21:51 Los Lobos Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:41:88 Trogualemo Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:53:57 Chanihue Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:47:93 Arinia Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 La Chimba Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:43:61 Yauca Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 14:55:71 Salinas de Otuma Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:31:51 Huasco Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:37:18 Bellavista Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:37:18 Pullay Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:45:58 Queule Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:59:56 Champulli Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Calderilla Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Caldera_CL Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:49:83 Taltal Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:49:83 San Ramon Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 09:35:53 Agua Dulce Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:11:38 Pichihuechui Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:41:55 Puerto Caballas Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 14:33:24 Puerto General San Martin Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 12:01:06 Puerto Flamenco Chile  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:37:16 Aguada de la Zorra Peru  0.3
9-Sep-2015 13:11:76 Alto Hospicio Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:55:71 Laguna Grande Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:31:78 Clarita Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:35:86 San Vincente de Canete Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:53:61 Lilicura Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:41:55 Chepu Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:03:34 La Campina Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:09:43 Cifuncho Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:51:89 La Peuca Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:35:82 Punta Colorada Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:27:69 Los Banos Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:27:69 Angola Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:35:86 San Nicolas Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:59:35 Punta Grande Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:45:58 Chira Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:45:58 Punta Negra Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:43:23 Hueicolla Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:41:26 Punta de Bombon Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:39:06 Los Leones Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:45:58 San Bartolo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:11:76 Patillos Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:47:93 Curinanco Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:51:33 Chagllianto Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:55:33 Infiernillo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:55:07 Chucumata Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:37:18 Platanal Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:37:18 Carrizal Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:35:82 Tanaca Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:27:58 Puerto San Juan Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:35:07 Cerro Azul Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 09:45:01 Carrizal Bajo Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:15:08 Aguada del Pueblo Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:17:06 Antofagasta Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:01:06 Bahia Mansa Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:01:06 Bahia Mansa_CL Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:59:31 Cucao Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:45:34 Alfarillo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:43:54 Ilo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:43:54 Pacocha Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:57:81 Rahue Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:47:93 Corio Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:47:93 Guardiania Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:35:83 Cerro de Arena Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:19:16 La Punta Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:41:55 Avicola Rio Bravo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:41:55 Lurin Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:17:43 Cascabeles Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 10:33:78 San_Felix_CL Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:01:63 La Barra Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:59:35 Junin Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:31:51 Guabun Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 Traiguen Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 El Banco Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:29:16 Quetalmahue Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:13:24 Pueblo Nuevo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:49:83 Yerba Buena Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:53:82 La Bodega Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:33:32 Punta de Lobos Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:35:82 Atiquipa Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:31:82 Chala Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:05:84 Chavina Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:35:82 Puerto de Lomas Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:51:07 San Andres Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Mala Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:37:56 Asia Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 09:53:23 Angostura Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:13:07 Patache_CL Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:31:04 Morro de Sama Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:21:51 Mollendo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:35:83 Mejia Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:35:83 Ensenada Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:53:82 El Desaire Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 14:47:84 Faro del Infiernillo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:47:93 San Pablo Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:21:35 Playa Blanca Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 10:43:55 Quidico Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 12:39:06 Michilla Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:11:76 Chaihuin Chile  0.2
9-Sep-2015 11:35:83 Pescadores Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Bujama Baja Peru  0.2
9-Sep-2015 10:19:02 Monolito Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:19:02 Poposo Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:47:54 Tirua Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Pisagua Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 PISAGUA_CL Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:01:81 Huentemo Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:31:04 Pedregal Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:49:58 Carelmapu Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:33:24 Campamento Tres Hermanas Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:35:07 La Capilla Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:51:07 Pucusana Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:51:07 Chilca Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:21:52 Lebu Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:21:52 Lebu Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Iquique Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Punta Negra Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:57:85 Iquique_CL Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:31:51 Pumillahue Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:31:04 Huata Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:29:08 San Juan Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:07:55 Bahia Pargua Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:51:33 Lima Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:29:54 Islay Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:29:54 Matarani Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:27:58 Blas Herrera Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:23:48 Cobija Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 13:25:34 Gatico Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:49:04 Pozo Perdido Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:31:04 Carrizal Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:33:57 Playa Honda Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:23:73 El Cobre Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:45:05 Tres Puntas Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:45:05 Tocopilla Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:29:78 Camino del Yeso Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 12:07:55 630 NM Southwest of Lima- Peru  0.1
9-Sep-2015 11:15:78 Ancud_Chile Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:35:86 Queilen Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:53:36 Quellon Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:53:36 Yaldad Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 10:59:28 260 NM West-Southwest of Arica Chile  0.1
9-Sep-2015 14:13:24 Bajo Palena Chile  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: ""Test Chile 5""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 199 km
  • Width: 55 km
  • Magnitude: 8.2 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 5.1 m
  • Strike: 3 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 24 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -91.23, -51.08, -52.23, -12.08
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:3.25 minutes

Sea Level

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