11/24/1604 | 1604 Iquique Earthquake

Description

Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1513 1513 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8.7 C
1543 1543 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8 D
1604 Nov 24th, 19:23 1604 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 8.5 C
1715 Aug 23rd 1715 Iquique Earthquake Iquique 7.8 C
References
  • GHEA (GHEC v1.0) -Albini P., Musson R.M.W., Rovida A., Locati M., Gomez Capera A.A., and Viganò D. (2014). The Global Earthquake History. Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol.30, No.2, pp. 607-624. http://doi.org/10.1193/122013EQS297 - Link
  • Lomnitz (2004) -Lomnitz, Cinna. "Major earthquakes of Chile: a historical survey, 1535-1960." Seismological Research Letters 75.3 (2004): 368-378. - Link
  • Tavera et al. (2001) -Tavera H., Agüero C., Fernández E., Rodríguez S., 2001. Catálogo Sísmico del Perú 1471-1982, Versión Revisada y Actualizada. Instituto Geofísico del Perú, Centro Nacional de Datos Geofísicos - Link
  • Dorbath et al. (1990) -Dorbath L., Cisternas A., Dorbath C., 1990. Assessment of the size of large and great historical earthquakes in Peru. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 80, 3, 551-576 - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.50 (8.00-9.40)
Epicenter -17.880°N, -70.940°E
Depth 30 km
Tsunami no/unknown
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C
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Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 8.4 (8.2-9.4)
2004 Lomnitz (2004) 8.3 (8-8.5)
2001 Tavera et al. (2001) 9.4

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