Entries by Eric Kiser

Mw 8.3 September 16, 2015 Illapel, Chile Earthquake

On September 16, 2015, a magnitude 8.3 earthquake occurred offshore of Illapel, Chile along the interface between the subducting Nazca and overriding South America plates. Here I’ve used seismic data recorded in North America to image the source distribution of high-frequency energy radiated during this event using a method called back-projection.  The initial 60 seconds […]