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Duration2014/04/01 A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast on Tuesday, 1 April 2014, sparking a tsunami warning for Chile, Peru and Ecuador.
Country or DistrictChile

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Related Links
  • OCHA 2014/04/07
    Six people died and more than 900,000 people were evacuated as a preventitive measure after an
    8.2 earthquake shook northeastern Chile.
  • BBC News 2014/04/02
    A quake of 8.2 magnitude has struck off northern Chile, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people.
  • AFP 2014/04/02
    A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit near Chile's Pacific coast Tuesday,1 April 2014, triggering tsunami waves of more than two metres and warnings for people in Chile, Peru and Ecuador to flee immediately to higher ground.
Geographycal Data Information
  • ECHO 2014/04/02
    2 April 2014: Chile - Earthquake
  • USGS 2014/04/02
    M8.2 Offshore Northern Chile Earthquake of 1 April 2014
  • NOAA 2014/04/01
    Tsunami Travel Times (1 April 2014)
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Magnitude: 8.2
    Date-Time: 2014-04-01 23:46:46 UTC
    2014-04-01 18:46:46 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
    Location: 19.642°S 70.817°W
    Depth=20.1km (12.5mi)
    Nearby Cities: 95km (59mi) NW of Iquique, Chile
    139km (86mi) SSW of Arica, Chile
    190km (118mi) SSW of Tacna, Peru
    228km (142mi) SSE of Ilo, Peru
    447km (278mi) SW of La Paz, Bolivia
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center