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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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