Details of Disaster Information

Chile : Earthquake : 2015/09/16
GLIDE: EQ-2015-000128-CHL  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/09/16
Name Earthquake
Outline A massive 8.4-magnitude earthquake struck the center of Chile at 7:54 pm on 16 September 2015. About 1 million people were evacuated following the tsunami warning.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • UNOCHA 2015/09/16
    About 1 million people were evacuated by the tsunami warning. 8 people died and one is missing. In Coquimbo around 96,700 people were left without power and 3,100 people without drinking water.
Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program 2015/09/16
    Magnitude: 8.3
    Date-Time: 2015-09-16 22:54:33 (UTC)
    2015-09-16 19:54:33 UTC-03:00 at epicenter
    Location: 31.570°S 71.654°W
    Depth: 25.0 km (15.5 mi)
    Region: 46km (29mi) W of Illapel, Chile