Saturday, February 27, 2010

Chile: 8.8 M - Major Earthquake - Destructive Pacific Tsunami

Chile: 8.8 magnitude  -  Major Earthquake Destructive Tsunami
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#EQChile Alert: Dawn breaking and the fact that this 8.8 earthquake & subsequent tsunami has cause massive damage, numerous deaths evident.

0300hrs: At least 54 confirmed dead, numbers expected to rise.
Major bridge reported down, many highways blocked, levees failures reported, Communications failures.

Alert: Large destructive tsunami generated in the Pacific basin with waves from 8' to 40' reported.

California is currently under Tsunami Advisory: The waves are expected to first reach La Jolla, California at 0:02 PM PST on February 27.

Chile suffered a 9.5 M in 1960

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