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Tsunami Heading to Southern California post-Chile Earthquake

  RT RT_com: #CHILE #Earthquake First video apparently shows tsunami wave hitting streets http://t.co/bmWAeMjbEe pic.twitter.com/v2vaf3nJKi … — Safety & Security (@dyaalertas) September 17, 2015 Following 8.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted Chile’s northern coast, a tsunami warning has been issued and authorities said within one hour the waves may reach the coast including the southern coast of California. In all 5 ...

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Chile EarthQuake: Nazca Plate Behind Seismic Thrust, says USGS

The September 16, 2015 M 8.3 earthquake west of Illapel, Chile, occurred as the result of thrust faulting on the interface between the Nazca and South America plates in Central Chile, said US Geological Survey. Considering the latitude of the earthquake, the Nazca plate is moving towards the east-northeast at a velocity of 74 mm/yr with respect to South America, ...

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Massive 8.3M Earthquake Jolts Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

  A powerful earthquake shook the Chilean capital of Santiago, prompting tsunami alarms. Photos: http://t.co/7jWdTyuxic pic.twitter.com/xMPtFcUqvM — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) September 17, 2015 A massive earthquake measuring 8.3 magnitude on Richter Scale hit Chile’s coast causing panic and severe damage to building triggering a tsunami warning that was issued toevacuate residents in the Andean nation’s coastal areas. The tremors ...

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8.2M Earthquake Rocks Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued; History of Quakes in LA Coast

An earthquake measuring 8.2 magnitude hit off Chile triggering a tsunami warning for the entire Latin America’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said. USGS said the quake, though very shallow with 10km depth below the seabed, the sub-tectonic movement may cause tsunami along the coast 86km (56 miles) north-west of the mining area of Iquique. Similar earthquake measuring 8.8 ...

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