The Creepmeter CAR2 has been installed across an active fault scarp of the Atacama Fault system close to the southern termination of the Salar del Carmen Segment of the fault and only 120 m south of station CAR1. The instrument was installed in an incised gully across a normal fault striking 24° dipping 78° ESE. The gully walls exhibit two branches of the normal fault, which are spanned by the instrument.


Location-23.741050° S / -70.315233° W
Elevation546 m
Installation Date2010/10/23
Length9 m
Depth46 – 52 cm
Sampling Rate30 sec

2011/03/25 logger firmware update, differential voltage measurement, installation of temperature reference sensor (Pt100)

2011/03/27 LVDT power supply connected directly to battery

2011/11/07 logger firmware update