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Researchers identify a possible earthquake area greater than 8 magnitudes



A group of researchers identified the potential risk 8. The earthquake of a magnitude may occur.

They have a length of 200 kilometers The coastal region of Valparaíso and Coquimbo to Vilosora. The areas create special attention, since July 17th through July 1730 an important seismic event did not affect them.

He was a research geologist and Professor of the Department of Geophysics of the University of Concepción. Marcos Moreno Switt. The group has more contacts between Nazca and South American dishes in front of Valparaíso.

The study included observations GPS and seismic stations, adding numerical models.

By slogan BioBioChile Zones would be blocked, that is, they are Future telescope for the storage of energy.

Switt explained that "when the rigidity between the plates is locked, it accumulates elastic energy It will be released in a great earthquake".

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