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M8.0 quake coastal Northern Chile

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davenn
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Apr1-14, 07:28 PM
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hi gang
prelim report of a M8.0 quake coastal nthrn Chile is coming in NOW on my seismo
http://www.sydneystormcity.com/seismograms.htm

it may get revised up or down
there has been a Tsunami alert released

this location has been very active over the last couple of weeks with ~ 4 x M 6.0 - 6.7 events and numerous M5.0-5.9 events

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Apr1-14, 07:33 PM
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Holy Cow! That's not good...
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CNN's early story on it: http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/01/world/...html?hpt=hp_t2

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M8.0 quake coastal Northern Chile

USGS reports 8.2 at a depth of 20 km.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...00nzvd#summary
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Hopefully no connection, but here's a currently viral video of bison fleeing Yellowstone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij7ZHa1GqPQ
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yes they only just updated the magnitude in the last 30 mins

and it looks like my seismo screen uploads have stopped GRRRR
mite have to rush home from work and see why

edit ... now they have put it back to 8.0 haha
usual story ... over the first hr or so to see mag revisions

Dave
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Apr1-14, 08:22 PM
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Quote Quote by Astronuc View Post
USGS reports 8.2 at a depth of 20 km.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...00nzvd#summary
The USGS site must be inundated - pages won't load. But I did get the shake map to load:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...0nzvd#shakemap

Looks like strong shaking felt over a wide area - I hope the damage isn't severe.
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a couple of large aftershocks have occurred over the last Hr or so ( 0200 - 0400 UT 3 Apr 2014)
a M6.4 and following right behind it a M7.6 ( was initially listed as a M 7.8)

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Dave
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Here is the thread on the 8.8 mag earthquake off the coast of Chile on Feb 27, 2010.
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=382096


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