Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2014/04/03 02:43:15.0
Region: NEAR COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE
Latitude: -20.4298 S
Longitude: -70.1127 W
Magnitude: 7.8
Depth: 20 km
Source: GFZ/USGS/EMSC
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 500/5000
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 100/1000
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: This extension of the great rupture yesterday is located not offshore but at the cost and beneath Iquique. This time fatalities are likely. The depth of the hypocenter is crucial. It is possible that it was deeper than calculated, in which case fewer casualties resulted.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V11717
VI41319
VII10800
VIII55692
IX316639
X
XI
XII
DISCLAIMER: Our calculations consider the effects of building damage due to strong shaking, only. The damage due to tsunami, landslides, fires, etc. is not included. There is no guarantee that this loss estimate is correct. WAPMERR is not responsible for any problems resulting from the use of the information presented in this email and on WAPMERR's website. Contact: Max Wyss, wapmerr@maxwyss.com, tel. +41 (0)79 749 4894.
Attachment: Summary_3Apr2014M78.xls