The seismic swarm is occurring in the site along the Chile Trench with the largest expected earthquake magnitude in a typical lifetime: M=8.0. This is the quake magnitude that has a 1% chance of occurring per year, whereas in Santiago (blue pin), it is M=7.0, which is about 30 times smaller.
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