Tremor today, February 25, in Chile. Photo: composition LR / AFP | LR/AFP composition
Chile is one of the countries in South America that suffers the most earthquakes in the world due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire. For this reason, the seismic activity in the southern country is monitored daily by the National Seismological Center (CSN) of the University of Chile. Find HERE all the information about today’s tremor LIVE.
Earthquake today, February 25, in Chile: Latest news
What is the difference between intensity and magnitude?
The magnitude refers to the measure of the size of an earthquake that is related to the amount of energy released in the form of elastic waves. On the other hand, intensity is a measure of the effects produced by an earthquake on people, animals, structures and terrain in a particular area.
Are there areas of Chile where earthquakes do not occur?
According to the National Seismological Center, in Chile there are no places where there is no seismicity due to the tectonic configuration of the country.
How big was the last tremor today?
The last tremor registered in Chile occurred on Saturday February 25at 23.15 hours southwest of Tongoy. The seismic movement had a magnitude of 2.5 and went to a depth of 28 km.
Last tremor today registered in Chile. Photo: CSN
Earthquake in Chile: how does the seismic alert work?
The National Seismological Center of the University of Chile reports what an early warning system is like before a telluric movement. It also reminds people that this does not predict earthquakes and the difficulties that the regions could have.