Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile coast

Source:Globaltimes.cn Published: 2014-4-2 19:27:00


Map: earthquake.usgs.gov 

Time: April 1, 2014  
23:46:46  (Local time 18:46:46) 
Location: 19.642°S 70.817°W
Magnitude: 8.2
Depth: 20.1km (12.5mi)
Region: Chilean northern coast  
Casualties: Five confirmed dead
Impact: Tsunami of 2.3 meters 
Widespread black outs
Communications affected in some areas
300 inmates escaped from a women's prison in the city of Iquique
Evacuated: More than 10,000 people in some coastal cities

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