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8.3 Earthquake - Chile

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WOW!!!!!  NOTE USGS just UPGRADED this to an 8.3!!!!!!!

MagnitudeMw 7.9
RegionOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE
Date time2015-09-16 22:54:31.0 UTC
Location31.57 S ; 71.60 W
Depth10 km
  

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Magnitude

M 6.5
RegionMARANHAO, BRAZIL
Date time2015-09-16 22:57:49.9 UTC
Location2.60 S ; 45.90 W
Depth10 km
Distances316 km SE of Belém, Brazil / pop: 1,407,737 / local time: 19:57:49.9 2015-09-16
178 km W of São Luís, Brazil / pop: 917,237 / local time: 19:57:49.9 2015-09-16
62 km S of Maracaçumé, Brazil / pop: 14,164 / local time: 19:57:49.9 2015-09-16

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And Another One!!

MagnitudeMw 7.0
RegionCOQUIMBO, CHILE
Date time2015-09-16 23:18:43.1 UTC
Location31.58 S ; 71.41 W
Depth40 km
Distances220 km N of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,837,295 / local time: 20:18:43.1 2015-09-16
163 km N of Valparaíso, Chile / pop: 282,448 / local time: 20:18:43.1 2015-09-16
24 km W of Illapel, Chile / pop: 22,816 / local time: 20:18:43.1 2015-09-16

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TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
2300 UTC WED SEP 16 2015

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

 THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
 UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
 MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

 NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
 ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
 INFORMATION.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

  * MAGNITUDE      7.9
  * ORIGIN TIME    2255 UTC SEP 16 2015
  * COORDINATES    31.5 SOUTH  71.9 WEST
  * DEPTH          33 KM / 20 MILES
  * LOCATION       NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE


EVALUATION
----------

  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.9 OCCURRED
    NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE AT 2255 UTC ON WEDNESDAY
    SEPTEMBER 16 2015.

  * BASED ON THE PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS... WIDESPREAD
    HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
---------------------------------

  * HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE
    WITHIN THE NEXT THREE HOURS ALONG SOME COASTS OF

      CHILE AND PERU



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There is no Tsunami warning.

BULLETIN
TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER   2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
124 PM HST WED SEP 16 2015

TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI WATCH SUPPLEMENT

A TSUNAMI WATCH CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 1254 PM HST 16 SEP 2015
   COORDINATES - 31.5 SOUTH   72.0 WEST
   LOCATION    - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE
   MAGNITUDE   - 8.3  MOMENT

NOTE CORRECTED LOCATION AND UPGRADED MAGNITUDE BASED ON ADDITIONAL DATA.

EVALUATION

 BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED BY
 THIS EARTHQUAKE THAT COULD BE DESTRUCTIVE ON COASTAL AREAS EVEN
 FAR FROM THE EPICENTER. AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE
 IF THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

 IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THE ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL OF
 THE FIRST TSUNAMI WAVE IS

                     0306 AM HST THU 17 SEP 2015

http://www.tsunami.gov/product.php?id=TSUHWX.20150916.2326.002

 

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There is no Tsunami warning.

You might want to check current news again. I just double checked b/c of you and YES, there is one issued.

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BULLETIN
TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER   2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
124 PM HST WED SEP 16 2015

TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI WATCH SUPPLEMENT

A TSUNAMI WATCH CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 1254 PM HST 16 SEP 2015
   COORDINATES - 31.5 SOUTH   72.0 WEST
   LOCATION    - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE
   MAGNITUDE   - 8.3  MOMENT

NOTE CORRECTED LOCATION AND UPGRADED MAGNITUDE BASED ON ADDITIONAL DATA.

EVALUATION

 BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED BY
 THIS EARTHQUAKE THAT COULD BE DESTRUCTIVE ON COASTAL AREAS EVEN
 FAR FROM THE EPICENTER. AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE
 IF THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

 IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THE ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL OF
 THE FIRST TSUNAMI WAVE IS

                     0306 AM HST THU 17 SEP 2015

http://www.tsunami.gov/product.php?id=TSUHWX.20150916.2326.002

 

 

My mistake, NOAA had no listing until I refreshed lmao.

Edited by thedudeabides

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Offshore Coquimbo, Chile

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