8.2 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES CHILE TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT

April 1, 2014

Region: NEAR THE COAST OF TARAPACA, CHILE MAGNITUDE 8.2 FOLLOWED BY A 6.2 AFTERSHOCK

EVACUATIONS IN PROGRESS. LISTEN TO LIVE SCANNER TRAFFIC.

chile earthquake evacuations 8.2 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES CHILE TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT

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TSUNAMI LIKELY TRAVELING TOWARD HAWAII AND POSSIBLY THE WEST COAST. OFFICIAL WARNINGS BELOW.

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A man stares at a restaurant by the sea shore burning after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast today in Iquique.

Geographic coordinates: 19.630S,  70.863W
Magnitude: 8.0 – 8.2
Depth:                            10 km
Universal Time (UTC):              1 Apr 2014  23:46:45
Time near the Epicenter:           1 Apr 2014  18:46:45
Local standard time in your area:  1 Apr 2014  23:46:45

chile earthquake 8.2 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES CHILE TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT

near the coast of northern Chile 8.2 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES CHILE TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT

Location with respect to nearby cities:
99 km (61 mi) NW of Iquique, Chile
140 km (86 mi) SSW of Arica, Chile
191 km (118 mi) SSW of Tacna, Peru
225 km (139 mi) SSE of Ilo, Peru
449 km (278 mi) SW of La Paz, Bolivia

chili quake 8.2 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES CHILE TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   4
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
332 PM HST TUE APR 01 2014

TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT
THIS TIME. HOWEVER... THE TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII IS STILL
BEING EVALUATED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 0147 PM HST 01 APR 2014
   COORDINATES - 19.8 SOUTH   70.8 WEST
   LOCATION    - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE
   MAGNITUDE   - 8.2  MOMENT

EVALUATION

 THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED AN EXPANDING
 REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH FOR PARTS OF THE PACIFIC
 LOCATED CLOSER TO THE EARTHQUAKE. AN EVALUATION OF THE PACIFIC
 WIDE TSUNAMI THREAT IS UNDERWAY AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT
 HAWAII COULD BE ELEVATED TO A WATCH OR WARNING STATUS.

 IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THEIR ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL
 TIME IS

                     0324 AM HST WED 02 APR 2014

FURTHER STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS
WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.
TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2 Huntington Beach NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 215 PM HST TUE APR 01 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER... THE TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII IS STILL BEING EVALUATED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0147 PM HST 01 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 19.8 SOUTH 70.8 WEST LOCATION - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE MAGNITUDE - 8.0 MOMENT EVALUATION THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED AN EXPANDING REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH FOR PARTS OF THE PACIFIC LOCATED CLOSER TO THE EARTHQUAKE. AN EVALUATION OF THE PACIFIC WIDE TSUNAMI THREAT IS UNDERWAY AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT HAWAII COULD BE ELEVATED TO A WATCH OR WARNING STATUS. IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THEIR ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL TIME IS 0324 AM HST WED 02 APR 2014 FURTHER STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED. $$

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