- EurekAlert!Sep 22 07:05 AM
( Northwestern University ) The world may not be well prepared for the next significant tsunami, reports Northwestern University's Emile Okal. In a study of 17 tsunamis since and including the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman tsunami, he used a 'wisdom index' (based on the warning issued, or not, and on the response of the population) to grade the performance of scientists, decision-makers and at-risk ...
- ABC NewsSep 16 04:48 PM
An 8.3 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Chile.
- CBS San FranciscoSep 17 10:29 AM
At 3:54 pm our time yesterday, a powerful 8.3 earthquake centered 150 North of the capitol city of Santiago, followed minutes later with a 6.1, 6.2 and 7.1 aftershocks. It was not nearly as destructive as the earthquake striking Chile in 2010, a magnitude 8.8 quake, killing more than 500 people and costing the nation millions.
- Scoop.co.nzSep 16 07:24 PM
* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.3 OCCURRED NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE AT 2254 UTC ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 2015. * TSUNAMI WAVES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED.
- The GuardianSep 17 10:12 AM
Coastal towns are devastated by the tremors and resulting tsunami surges but power and phone outages make extent of devastation difficult to assess Chile has been shaken by dozens of aftershocks after a powerful earthquake toppled buildings, killed at least eight people and forced the evacuation of more than 1 million people. The magnitude 8.3 tremor on Wednesday night lasted for three minutes ...
- The New Zealand HeraldSep 16 09:20 PM
Waves as big as 15 foot are reportedly being recorded off the Chilean coast.A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hits 144 miles north of Santiago, sending people running into the streets.Authorities had issued a tsunami alert for Chile's...
- KHON 2 HonoluluSep 17 06:16 AM
They have already arrived at American Samoa, which is under a tsunami advisory as well.
- ABC 7 ChicagoSep 16 04:43 PM
An 8.3 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Chile
- Fox NewsSep 16 09:55 PM
A magnitude-8.3 quake that struck off the coast of Chile Wednesday night was powerful enough that authorities 6,000 miles away in New Zealand have warned residents that a tsunami could hit parts of the country.
- The GuardianSep 17 02:49 AM
Chilean president Michelle Bachelet declares a catastrophe zone in coastal cities after quake felt across South America Eight people have been killed and 1 million evacuated from their homes after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck just off the coast of Chile , sending powerful waves flooding into its coastal cities. Coastlines on both sides of the Pacific had braced for possible tsunamis after ...