South America Earthquake Reference Model
Several of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in modern history occurred in South America. The KCC South America Earthquake Reference Model captures the complexity of this region to reliably predict potential future losses in 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.
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