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Regional Variability

KCC engineers develop comprehensive damage functions to account for unique construction trends and codes by location

Spatially Unbiased

KCC Characteristic Event (CE) methodology avoids sampling bias and provides full and consistent geographic coverage

Accurate Risk Metrics

High-resolution event footprints provide the most comprehensive and accurate risk metrics for insurers and reinsurers

MX.X South America Earthquake (20XX)
Location, South America

South American Earthquake Snapshot

In seismically active Chile the superior codes, enforcement, and workmanship properly account for the frequency of large earthquakes. Buildings in Argentina and Brazil, while more vulnerable to ground shaking than those in Chile, are also well-designed. The KCC South America Earthquake Model captures the unique building inventories and earthquake vulnerabilities for each country.


Manage Your Earthquake Risk in South America

KCC utilizes the best available data, science, and technology to create high-resolution, accurate, and transparent global catastrophe models that allow you to make decisions with confidence.