Dacia Herbulock posted in Chile • Chilean earthquake • earthquake • natural hazards • Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre • PTWC • quake • risk communication • tsunami on April 2nd, 2014.
A two metre-high tsunami has been generated after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off Chile earlier today. The US Geological Survey (USGS) says the quake was centred 86km north-west of Iquique in northern Chile. A tsunami warning has been issued for Chile, Peru and Ecuador and a tsunami watch is in effect […]
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