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Mapping seismicity in southern Chile 23 June 2008

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Rafael Peralta has brought his Enjambre de Aysén blog to my attention. It focuses on seismicity along the Liquiñe-Ofqui Fault Zone that dominates southern Chile for around 1000km: Chaitén is pretty much right in the middle. The blog publishes seismic maps derived from USGS data (hence the quakes of 28/29/30 May, which seemed to hit a USGS blindspot, are not shown). An excerpt showing the Chaitén region, showing the quakes that preceded the eruption is given below. Visit Enjambre de Aysén to find out more.

//sismoaysen.blogspot.com/

[Credit: Rafael Peralta]

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Information
Global Volcanism Program: Chaitén – summary information for Chaitén (1508-41)
ONEMI, Oficina Nacional de Emergencia – Chilean government emergencies office (Spanish)
SERNAGEOMIN – Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Spanish)

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