BREAKING – The USGS has upgraded the earthquake in Chile to 8.3 just after this video was published and MAJOR Tsunami warnings for Chile, Peru, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Canada, and Alaska
Earthquake in Chile rocks capital Santiago, Pacific tsunami warning issued.
A powerful earthquake has shaken Chile’s capital, causing buildings to sway, thousands to take refuge in the streets and sparking a tsunami alert across the Pacific ocean.
The US Geological Survey initially reported the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 but quickly revised the reading to 8.3.
US officials said the quake struck just offshore in the Pacific at 7:54 pm (6:54 pm EDT, 1154 GMT) and was centered about 141 miles (227km) north-west of Santiago.
Chile Quakes 8.3 / 6.1 / 6.2 / 6.4