Magnitude 7.2 – MAULE, CHILE March 25, 2012

Magnitude 7.2 – MAULE, CHILE

2012 March 25 22:37:06 UTC

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Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 7.2
Date-Time
Location 35.198°S, 71.783°W
Depth 30 km (18.6 miles)
Region MAULE, CHILE
Distances 27 km (16 miles) NNW of Talca, Maule, Chile
55 km (34 miles) WSW of Curico, Maule, Chile
99 km (61 miles) NNE of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
219 km (136 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 19.8 km (12.3 miles); depth +/- 6.7 km (4.2 miles)
Parameters NST=336, Nph=342, Dmin=24.5 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 94°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc0008pwq
 
 
Magnitud 7.2 MAULE, CHILE
domingo, 25 de marzo 2012 a las 22:37:06 UTC

Magnitud 7.2
Fecha-Hora domingo, 25 de marzo 2012 a las 22:37:06 (UTC) – Tiempo Universal Coordinado
domingo, 25 de marzo 2012 a las 07:37:06 PM hora local al epicentro
Hora del Terremoto en otras zonas de horario
Localización 35.20S 71.78W
Profundidad 30.0 kilómetros
Región MAULE, CHILE
Referencia 27 km (16 miles) NNW of Talca, Maule, Chile
55 km (34 miles) WSW of Curico, Maule, Chile
99 km (61 miles) NNE of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
219 km (136 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Calidad de la Localización Error estimate
Parámetros de calidad
de localización
Nst=336, Nph=342, Dmin=24.5 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp=93.6 degrees
Fuente de información USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Código de Identificación del Evento usc0008pwq
 

000

WEHW42 PHEB 252245

TIBHWX

HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-260045-

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1

NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

1245 PM HST SUN MAR 25 2012

TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 1237 PM HST 25 MAR 2012

COORDINATES – 35.1 SOUTH 72.7 WEST

LOCATION – NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE

MAGNITUDE – 7.2 MOMENT

EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS

NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A

DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO

TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS

ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

$$

HOWEVER – EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL
TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS LOCATED WITHIN
A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES
IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS
POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=hawaii.TIBHWX.2012.03.25.2245

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