Chile (fyi)

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Sat Feb 27 07:54:58 CST 2010


On Feb 27, 2010, at 7:49 AM, Jorge Amodio wrote:

> http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/02/27/chile.quake/index.html?hpt=T1
>
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 6:47 AM, Larry Sheldon  
> <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:
>> On 2/27/2010 1:20 AM, chaim.rieger at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Gettingreports of loss of connectivity to parts of chile
>>>
>>> They had an 8.5 a short while ago.
>>
>> At that magnitude, I don't know how significant .3 is, but from the  
>> USGS:

They use the magnitude moment scale (Mw), and 0.3 magnitudes means 2.8  
times the energy.

Mw = 8.8 is equivalent to maybe 5 Teratons of TNT.

Regards
Marshall


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>>                     == PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
>>
>> ***This event has been revised.
>>
>>
>> Region:                            OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE
>> Geographic coordinates:            35.846S,  72.718W
>> Magnitude:                        8.8 Mw
>> Depth:                            35 km
>> Universal Time (UTC):             27 Feb 2010  06:34:14
>> Time near the Epicenter:          27 Feb 2010  03:34:14
>> Local standard time in your area: 27 Feb 2010  00:34:14
>>
>> Location with respect to nearby cities:
>>  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
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