Magnitude: 6.9Mt
Time: 03-11-2010 T14:39:43.9
Country: CHILE

CENTRALCHILE

This tsunami was recorded in Chile on 03-11-2010 T14:39:43.9, where a .14 meter tall sea wave released a sizeable amount of seismic energy reaching a magnitude of 6.9Mt. Tsunamis are often caused by earthquakes, and this tsunami was caused by a quake that struck at a focal depth 11km below the surface. The USGS monitors tsunami events around the globe, and has assigned this event an ID of 4722. This region of Chile falls within region code 89.
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Related USGS Publications

70074264 - 2014 - Seismological analyses of the 2010 March 11, Pichilemu, Chile Mw 7.0 and Mw 6.9 coastal intraplate earthquakes
70045121 - 2013 - Seismotectonic framework of the 2010 February 27 Mw 8.8 Maule, Chile earthquake sequence



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Tsunami Stats
region_code 89
primary_magnitude 6.9
focal_depth 11
year 2010
location_name CENTRALCHILE
id 4722
event_validity 4
time 03-11-2010 T14:39:43.9
latitude -34.29
maximum_water_height .14
cause_code 1
total_damage_description 1
longitude -71.891
country CHILE

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