Chile : Earthquake : 2014/04/01
|Country or District||Chile|
|Outline||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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
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.
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
2 April 2014: Chile - Earthquake
M8.2 Offshore Northern Chile Earthquake of 1 April 2014
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
International Charter 2014/04/02
Tsunami in Chile