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Chile: Large Earthquake May Be Imminent

Posted by feww on February 13, 2011

Large Earthquake May Strike Offshore Chile: FIRE-EARTH

FEWW Moderators believe a large earthquake measuring about 8.2Mw could strike offshore Chile close to the location of the ongoing seismic activity. [Probability ≈ 0.6]

An intense wave of activity which struck offshore Bio-Bio region, Chile on February 12 has so far produced at least a half dozen significant shocks including the following two events which occurred today, according to USGS/EHP.

  • Magnitude 6.0 on February 13 at 10:35:06 UTC
  • Magnitude 5.8 on February 13 at 08:51:33 UTC

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Intense Wave of Seismicity Strikes Bio-Bio, Chile

Posted by feww on February 12, 2011

6.9Mw Shock Hits Offshore Bio-Bio, Chile

EQ Location Map. Source: USGS. Map enhanced by FIRE-EARTH

Earthquake Details

  • Region: Near Coast of Central Chile
  • Time: 2011-02-11 20:05:31.9 UTC
  • Magnitude: 6.9
  • Epicenter: 73.07°W 36.39°S
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Status: Revised by a seismologist
  • Source: GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin
  • Other Shocks: 5 (with the two largest measuring Mag 5.9 and 6.1Mw)

Distances (USGS)

  • 45 km (30 miles) N of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
  • 80 km (50 miles) SW of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
  • 85 km (55 miles) WNW of Chillan, Bio-Bio, Chile
  • 395 km (245 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile

Tsunami Status

  • NO Warning, Watch or Advisory issued by PTWC or WCATWC

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