Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tsunami hits Chile coast following 8.2 quake

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RT | Apr 1, 2014

A tsunami wave has hit the northern coast of Chile after a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the country's shore Tuesday.

The Chilean navy said the first sign of the tsunami hitting the coast was within 45 minutes of the quake.
Chile’s emergency ministry ONEMI says there have been reports of landslides causing some blockage on roads and highways.

The quake occurred Tuesday 95 km northwest mining area of Iquique. The epicenter was located at a shallow depth of about 20km below the seabed.

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