Information about the Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile - Available Now!

In response to interest about the M8.3 earthquake that occurred off the coast of Chile on September 16, IRIS has created several web pages with information for all interest levels.

The IRIS Data Management Center created a Special Event web page that provides direct links to and images of data and materials available from IRIS programs and preliminary research results from the seismology community. Additional contributions that might be of interest to the research community can be easily added in the comments section at the bottom of the page or emailed to This page will be updated as new information and results become available.

For more general information, download the IRIS Teachable Moment PowerPoint for this earthquake, find links to additional information suitable for teaching, and access interesting data products.