1960 Valdivia yirdquauk

The 1960 Valdivia yirdquauk (Spaingie: Terremoto de Valdivia) or Great Chilean yirdquauk (Gran terremoto de Chile) o Sunday, 22 Mey 1960 wis the maist pouerfu yirdquauk ever recordit, ratin 9.6 on the moment magnitude scale. It occurred in the efternuin (19:11 GMT, 15:11 local time), an lasted approximately 10 minutes. The resultin tsunami affectit soothren Chile, Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, eastren New Zealand, sootheast Australie, an the Aleutian Islands.

1960 Valdivia yirdquauk
1960 Valdivia earthquake.jpg
DateMay 22, 1960 (1960-05-22)[1]
15:11:14[2]
Duration11 – 13 minutes - 1000km(+ plus) est ruptur[3]
Magnitude9.6[3]
Depth33 km
EpicentreLumaco, Chile
38°14′06″S 73°02′49″W / 38.235°S 73.047°W / -38.235; -73.047Coordinates: 38°14′06″S 73°02′49″W / 38.235°S 73.047°W / -38.235; -73.047[1]
Auries affectitChile, Argentinae, Unitit States, Japan, Philippines
TsunamiYes
ForeshocksYes 8.6 & 8.1 highest
EftershocksYes
Casualties2,230 – 6,000[3]

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "ShakeMap Atlas". Earthquake.usgs.gov. 14 October 2009. Retrieved 11 Juin 2012.
  2. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1960_05_22_articles.php
  3. a b c "Emergency & Disasters Data Base". Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED). Archived frae the original on 21 Juin 2007. Retrieved 9 Januar 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)