Friday, February 11, 2011

Chile Earthquake - M7

Not really that big for this area.  Here, they are all 'strip' earthquakes, in that they occupy a strip of coastline.  An M7 owns 30 km of waterfront, an M8 about 300 km, and an M9 about 3000 km.

1 comment:

Harold Asmis said...

M6.8 now which shortens the real estate appreciably.