USGS - science for a changing world

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the September 8, 2017 M=8.1 intermediate-depth earthquake offshore of Chiapas, Mexico

Viewpoint looking to the southwest

The first 4 hours of propagation is shown. Please note: the program used to create these simulations does not model nonlinear and breaking effects as waves travel into shallow water.

Download this MP4 (9.8 MB)

 

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/mexico17/Chiapas17SW.html
Science questions to: Eric L. Geist
Site maintained by: Laura Zink Torresan
(lzt)