Magnitude: 6.9Mt
Time: 04-24-2017 T21:38:26
Country: CHILE

CENTRALCHILE

This tsunami was recorded in Chile on 04-24-2017 T21:38:26, where a .16 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 25km below the surface. The USGS monitors tsunami events around the globe, and has assigned this event an ID of 5647. This region of Chile falls within region code 89.
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Tsunami Stats
region_code 89
primary_magnitude 6.9
focal_depth 25
year 2017
location_name CENTRALCHILE
id 5647
event_validity 4
time 04-24-2017 T21:38:26
latitude -33.073
maximum_water_height .16
cause_code 1
longitude -72.051
country CHILE

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