What next? Assessing the damage after the M8.3 earthquake in Chile

by Sarah Stadler on September 23, 2015

Last week, Chile was shaken by a significant earthquake along its central coast. According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, an estimated $600-$900 million in insured losses is expected.

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How far does the damage spread?

This quake impacted a large radius surrounding where it struck with significant shaking felt in the nation’s capital of Santiago. Having a visual understanding of the magnitude of impact in and around the epicenter helps our clients know where to focus first. Our Earthquake app provides insurers with near real-time intelligence via shakemaps from the U.S. Geological Survey, so they can easily see and quantify the potential exposure from the event and associated aftershocks and make the most informed decisions for their customers and business.
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Get in touch today. We’ll help you evaluate your exposure to the Chile earthquake, so you can effectively communicate the potential impact to stakeholders and expedite relief to your insureds.

 

Topics: Visualization, Earthquake, Event response

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