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Preliminary simulations of the 2010 Chilean tsunami from the 27 February 2010 M=8.8 subduction zone earthquake, offshore Chile

Viewpoint looks to the east

Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the February 27, 2010 M=8.8 subduction zone earthquake offshore Chile. Viewpoint looks to the east from the Juan Fernández Islands toward Chile (in the distance). The first 78 minutes of propagation is shown.

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