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Chile quake at epicenter of expanding disaster and failure data repository

26 Apr 2016, NIST, United States of America - gov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is providing quake-prone areas worldwide with a powerful tool toward becoming more resilient to future seismic events, thanks to a newly available set of data collected in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Chile.


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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