Earthquakes in Chile

Tsunami simulation off the Chile Coast, for the earthquake on 16 September 2015, Pacific View (A. Babeyko, GFZ).
Tsunami simulation for Chile earthquake on Sept. 16, 2015, with magnitude 8.2 (green < 5cm, yellow > 30cm, orange > 50cm, red > 1m, dark red > 2m; M. Hammitzsch, GFZ)
Location of earthquake, Chile, 16.09.2015, 22:54 UTC, 8.2 Mw
Uplift in the Santa María island as a result of the Maule earthquake in 2010. The island experienced a sudden uplift about 2 meters during the earthquake. (Foto: M. Moreno, GFZ)
Uplift in the Santa María island as a result of the Maule earthquake in 2010. The island experienced a sudden uplift about 2 meters during the earthquake. (Foto: M. Moreno, GFZ)
Map of the South American Pacific coast of northern Chile and southern Peru, along which the Pacific plate subducts with about 6.7 cm/yr. (Image: B. Schurr, GFZ)
GPS measurements of the displacement vectors (Image: GFZ)
Creepmeter (Image: Pia Victor, GFZ)
Earthquake history of Chile (Image: Manuela Dziggel, GFZ)
Animated sequence of the quakes 02_April_2014 (J.Saul, GFZ)
Mechanism of an Earthquake (Image: Manuela Dziggel, GFZ)
Construction of a geodynamic Observation Station (Image: Bernd Schurr, GFZ)
Geodynamic Observation Stations in Chile (Image: Bernd Schurr, GFZ)
The station PBO7 of IPOC in Chile (Image: Bernd Schurr, GFZ)
Distribution of the Earthquakes (Image: GFZ)
Plate Boundary Observatory Chile (Image: Manuela Dziggel, GFZ)
Rupture Propagation of the Earthquake in Southern Chile, Febr. 2010. Click on the picture to download the animation. (Animation: GFZ)
 

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