Magnitude: 7.1Mt
Time: 03-18-1931 T08:02:23
Country: CHILE

CENTRALCHILE

This tsunami was recorded in Chile on 03-18-1931 T08:02:23, where a sea wave released a sizeable amount of seismic energy reaching a magnitude of 7.1Mt. Tsunamis are often caused by earthquakes, and this tsunami was caused by a quake that struck at a focal depth 33km below the surface. The USGS monitors tsunami events around the globe, and has assigned this event an ID of 1640. This region of Chile falls within region code 89.
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Tsunami Stats
region_code 89
primary_magnitude 7.1
focal_depth 33
year 1931
location_name CENTRALCHILE
id 1640
event_validity 2
time 03-18-1931 T08:02:23
latitude -32.5
cause_code 1
longitude -72
country CHILE

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