M8.0 quake coastal Northern Chile

  1. davenn

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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

    cheers
    Dave
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2014
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    Holy Cow! That's not good...
     
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    Hopefully no connection, but here's a currently viral video of bison fleeing Yellowstone.

     
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  7. davenn

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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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  9. davenn

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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)

    cheers
    Dave
     
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