Wednesday, April 2, 2014

8.2 Chile Quake Recorded Here in NYC

This seismogram below recorded at the LCSN station in NYC recorded Tuesday's 8.2 quake in Chile.

According to the US Geological Survey, more than a dozen sizable aftershocks followed. The quake triggered a tsunami alert for Latin America's Pacific coast, and thousands are evacuating the coast.

incakolanews: Otto Rock reports two deaths in Iquique due to quake. "Also 300 women prisoners escaped from local jail, not evacuated. 16 recaptured so far."

This video shows some scary shaking inside a house near Iquique.

Reports: The tsunami wave swept three blocks inland in Iquique.  The mayor is asking for thousands of blankets as residents spend the night in the hills.

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