Friday, February 26, 2010

Major earthquake: REVISED: 8.8 M - OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE

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8.8 Mw - OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 8.8 Mw
Date-Time
  • 27 Feb 2010 06:34:14 UTC
  • 27 Feb 2010 03:34:14 near epicenter
  • 26 Feb 2010 22:34:14 standard time in your timezone
Location 35.846S 72.718W
Depth 35 km
Distances
  • 104 km (65 miles) WSW (246 degrees) of Talca, Chile
  • 114 km (71 miles) NNE (15 degrees) of Concepcion, Chile
  • 321 km (200 miles) SW (215 degrees) of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.2 km; Vertical
Parameters Nph = 255; Dmin = 988.0 km; Rmss = 1.12 seconds; Gp = 36°
M-type = Mw; Version = 7
Event ID US 2010tfan ***This event has been revised.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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