Tremor in Chile today, May 1 – latest earthquake update LIVE: time, magnitude and epicenter, via CSN | MIX

Tremor in Chile today, May 1 – latest earthquake update LIVE: time, magnitude and epicenter, via CSN | MIX
Tremor in Chile today, May 1 – latest earthquake update LIVE: time, magnitude and epicenter, via CSN | MIX

Chile is one of the highly seismic countries, as it is located on the South American plate, thus from the west it is in contact with the Nazca plate, to the Taitao peninsula, and with the Antarctic plate from the latter point to the western mouth. of the Strait of Magellan. Therefore, the interaction between the Nazca and South American plates is responsible for the most active seismicity in the country.

Most movements are not perceived by the population; However, knowing the tremors recorded in Chile through the National Seismological Center (CNS) of the University of Chile is important to be prepared for a large-magnitude earthquake. With relevant data on telluric movements in the different regions of Chilean territory, in addition to the main measures of the Government.

The CSN belongs to the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) and this entity has a network of seismographs located throughout the country, which allow detecting and recording seismic movements. Review the official report on the latest tremors recorded in the most affected cities in Chile such as: Sierra Gorda, Calama, Pica, among others in Chile.

The period in which earthquakes do not occur is a valuable time to prepare your family and your community to better face the occurrence of an event of this nature:

• Recognize the place you live.

• Prepare your home.

• Prepare with your family and community.

• Prepare with your educational establishment.

• Inclusive preparation actions.

• If you are in an unusual place.

In the brief period in which an earthquake occurs, it is possible to take actions to mitigate the damage that you and your family may suffer.

• General actions.

• If you are at home.

• If you are in your educational establishment.

• If you are on the street.

• If you are driving.

• If you are in a place of mass or unusual attendance.

• General recommendations.

• If you are trapped or trapped in debris.

 
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