a shift in the polar motion excitation functions).
The main effects are a change in the Length of Day and in the amplitude of the Chandler Wobble, and a shift of the figure axis of the Earth (i.e. There has been report of some aftershocks and tsunamis. The scales which use these effects of an earthquake as a parameter for assessment are known as Earthquake … On February 27, a large number of ports, towns and large cities along Chile’s south-central coast were devastated by an earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale, and the tsunami that follow The epicenter of the earthquake was 325km southwest of Santiago, 35km depth; with Concepcion, the second largest city in Chile (population approx 200,000) most affected. Some are saying that it was a whole different earthquake. We all know, there was an earthquake in Chile with a magnitude of 8.8. The original earthquake took place on February 27 2010. In 1960, the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded occurred in southern Chile.
The depth of the focus - if it's shallow, it can be more destructive. I couldn’t find enough information about that, so I will just continue with the after-shocks.
These effects are known as earthquake environmental effects (EEE). On 27 February at 03:34 am (local time) an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 on the Richter scale has struck off the Chilean coast. Richer countries will be more likely to be able to predict, protect and prepare themselves from the effects of an earthquake. Some of the after-shocks caused a lot off damage, since …
On This Day: 1960 Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami. More than 90 aftershocks had been recorded, ranging from 4.9 to 6.9 in magnitude.