Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits off coast of Chile

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  1. pheelios

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    An earthquake with magnitude 7.7 occurred near Iquique, Chile at 23:46:46.00 UTC on Apr 1, 2014 ...



    Tsunami Warning has been issued.
     
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    I did a project in Chile. Other than Santiago, I'm not sure who would notice. What an unusual terrain.
     
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    A tsunami warning was issued following the quake, which was centered 49 miles west-northwest of Iquique, Chile, and was 6.21 miles deep, the USGS said.
     
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    I'm in LA, it was nice knowing you guys! :wave:
     
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    ""The 1960 Valdivia earthquake or Great Chilean Earthquake (Spanish: Terremoto de Valdivia/Gran terremoto de Chile) of Sunday, 22 May 1960 was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded, rating 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale. It occurred in the afternoon (19:11 GMT, 15:11 local time), and the resulting tsunami affected southern Chile, Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, eastern New Zealand, southeast Australia, and the Aleutian Islands.""
     
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    Phee, Are you drinking Boba in a time like this? ;)
     
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    ""West coast areas including California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska were exempted from the bulletin.""
     
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    That sounds delicious ;)
     
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    6.3' Tsunami was spotted 20 minutes ago.
     
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    Earthquake now at 8.0 and climbing...
     
  14. Swedish John

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    What does this all mean?
     
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    It happens...:skifu:

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    FROM AP: USGS says magnitude 8.0 earthquake strikes in Pacific near northern Chilean coast 20 minutes ago
     
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    Lots of earthquakes down there.....

    Good luck.
     
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    Can someone tell me what the FUCK this all means?
     
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