English News and Press Release on Chile about Earthquake and Land Slide; published on 06 Apr 2018 by ECHO.
The earthquakes related to the supercycle have occurred over at least the last 4000 the 1960 Chilean tsunami deposits; Kon'no et al.
Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by collapsing walls or died of heart attacks. Iquique Governor Gonzalo Prieto told
It is currently unclear whether the upper plane of double seismic zones is situated inside the oceanic crust or in the uppermost oceanic
The 25 December 2016 southern Chile earthquake19 (moment magnitude (Mw) = 7.6; Fig. 2018 Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature.
A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported
Continental Chile is affected by three main types of earthquakes: subduction, or thrust-type events, (i.e., over the last 10,000 years, USGS, 2018b) may.
The initial event was succeeded in the following weeks by hundreds of aftershocks, many of them of magnitude 5.0 or greater. The temblor was the
The largest earthquake ever recorded was a magnitude 9.5 on May 22, 1960 in Chile on a fault that is almost 1,000 miles long…a “megaquake” in its own right.
alert for potential tsunamis due to an earlier earthquake in New Zealand. This alert applies to all coastal areas of Chile.
At least 12 aftershocks of magnitude 4.9 or higher rattled residents in the area around the first quake's epicenter within less than two hours,
The 1960 Valdivia earthquake (Spanish: Terremoto de Valdivia) or the Great Chilean earthquake (Gran terremoto de Chile) on 22 May 1960 was the most powerful