September 2015 Illapel, Chile Images

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On September 16th, 2015, an earthquake registering 8.4 on the Richter scale shook Chile between the Atacama and La Araucania regions. The National Emergency Office (ONEMI, per its Spanish acronym) issued a tsunami warning for the entire Chilean coastal area, evacuating over 600,000 people. ONEMI reports that approximately 681,484 people were affected as a result of the earthquake, and has declared the Coquimbo region as a disaster area.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: September 2015 Illapel, Chile Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -31.573
S: -31.573
E: -71.674
W: -71.674
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: September 2015 Illapel, Chile Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Tsunamis
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Seiches
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Tsunamis
Place keywords
  • Continent > South America > Chile
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: September 2015 Illapel, Chile Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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      Lineage Statement NCEI maintains a database of images of natural hazard events.
      Last Modified: 2017-10-16
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