8.2 Earthquake Hits Chile And Triggers A 6 Feet Tsunami. 6 Confirmed Death And 300 Inmates Escape Prison.

Posted: April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
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SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWS LINKS AND VIDEOS: An 8.2 Earthquake triggered a 6 feet tsunami wave in Chile that sent residents to higher ground. According to the US Geological survey the magnitude 8.2 earthquake was centered in the Pacific Ocean. Chile’s National Emergency Office tweeted Tuesday night that it was asking everyone to evacuate the South American nation’s coast. There seems to be no immediate threat to the North American coastline, but Hawaii is under a Tsunami Advisory.  6 deaths have been reported and 300 inmates have escaped from a female prison during the Chaos. Please check back for more updates. Pray for the People of Chile in their hour of need. Thank you for Visiting These Christian Times and God Bless You

Far reaching: The effects of the powerful quake were noted by a seismic station in Alaska

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble

A SCARY EXPERIENCE

EARTHQUAKE TRIGGERS TSUNAMI IN CHILE

 

DAILY MAIL ONLINE: A powerful earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale struck off northern Chile Tuesday night, setting off a small tsunami that forced evacuations along the country’s entire Pacific coast and much of Latin America.

Chile’s interior minister has confirmed five people are dead after the earthquake, which struck at 8.46pm local time and several others are seriously injured. Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by collapsing walls or were killed by heart attacks.

While it appears the area escaped major damage and casualties, landslides blocked roads, power failed for thousands, an airport was damaged and several businesses caught fire READ MORE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2594774/Magnitude-8-0-quake-strikes-northern-Chile.html

A TSUNAMI WARNING

FOXNEWS: A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck in the Pacific off Chile’s northern region on Tuesday, killing at least two people, causing landslides and setting off a small tsunami, leading authorities to order an evacuation.

The governor of Chile’s northern Iquique area, Gonzalo Prieto, told Radio Cooperativa that two people were confirmed dead and several others were seriously injured. The mayor of Tarapaca attributed the deaths to heart attacks.

In the city of Arica, the mayor reported some minor injuries and said some homes made of adobe were destroyed. The quake shook modern buildings in nearby Peru and in Bolivia’s high altitude capital of La Paz READ MORE: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/04/02/80-magnitude-earthquake-reported-off-chilean-coast/

EARTHQUAKE

 

DAILYMAIL ONLINE: A powerful earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale has struck off the coast of Chile sparking a tsunami warning for all of Latin America.

According to the US Geological survey the magnitude 8.2 earthquake was centred in the Pacific Ocean, some 61 miles northwest of the coastal city of Iquique, in northern Chile.

A tsunami warning was issued in the aftermath of the tremor, with authorities ordering an immediate evacuation of coastal areas READ MORE:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html

Nerves: People embrace on the upper floor of an apartment building located a few blocks from the coast where they gathered to avoid a possible tsunami after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile

CNN: An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday evening, generating a tsunami, authorities said.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, which hit  at 8:46 p.m. local time, was centered some 60 miles northwest of Iquique at a depth of 12.5 miles. It had previously put the magnitude at 8.0 and the depth at 6.2 miles.

The quake caused a small landslide, but there were no reports of deaths or major damage, Chilean Deputy Interior Minister Mahmud Aleuy told reporters.

Chile’s National Emergency Office tweeted Tuesday night that it was asking everyone to evacuate the South American nation’s coast READ MORE: http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/01/world/americas/chile-earthquake/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

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    The 2010 Chile earthquake occurred off the coast of central Chile on Saturday, 27 February 2010, at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale

    The 8.2 magnitude quake that shook northern Chile on Tuesday killed six people and triggered a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2-meter (7-foot) waves.

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