Strong Motion Records from CESMD

September 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Ground Motions

Strong motion records from the earthquake are available from the Center for Engineering Strong Motion Data (CESMD): http://www.strongmotioncenter.org/cgi-bin/CESMD/iqr_dist_DM2.pl?iqrID=ChileCoquimboOffshore_16Sep2015_us20003k7a&SFlag=0&Flag=1.


Acceleration records and Spectra from Ruben Boroschek

September 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Ground Motions

The following accelleration records and response spectra were extracted from the Twitter account of Ruben Boroschek, Professor at Universidad de Chile and General Manager at RBA. (@boroschek) Source: Ruben Boroschek ‏@boroschek Source: Ruben Boroschek ‏@boroschek Source: Ruben Boroschek ‏@boroschek Source:...


Field Update from Coquimbo by Rafael Enrique Aránguiz Muñoz

September 22, 2015 by  
Filed under Tsunami Impacts

Today I surveyed Coquimbo, I have some pictures of the tsunami damage. We measured up to 6m inundation height and an inundation length up to 600m inland. This impact could be comparable to the tsunami damage in Talchuano due to the 2010 Tsunami. The coastal road was severely damage and the dike was removed...


EERI Resources from 2010 Maule, Chile Earthquake

September 22, 2015 by  
Filed under 2010 Maule Chile Earthquake Resources

EERI’s Learning from Earthquakes Program launched a major reconnaissance response to the 2010 Maule, Chile earthquake. Many of the resources produced may be of interest to those investigating the 2015 Illapel, Chile earthquake and are listed below: Earthquake Spectra Vol. 28, No. S1: 2010 Maule,...


World Housing Encyclopedia Reports for Chile

September 21, 2015 by  
Filed under Housing

EERI & IAEE’s World Housing Encyclopedia (WHE) is a collection of resources related to housing construction practices in the seismically active areas of the world. The mission is to share experiences with different construction types and encourage the use of earthquake-resistant technologies...


NOAA’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Notice

September 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Tsunami Impacts

More information about Tsunami warnings and notices can be found at NOAA’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center website.


USGS Ground Motion Information

September 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Ground Motions

More information about ground motions and shaking intensities can be found at the USGS website.