Tsunami Warning Issued Following Chile Earthquake
A tsunami early warning was announced at 18:16 hours on Sunday, in the regions of Arica and Parinacota, Iquique and Antofagasta. According to pointing SHOA, the odds of a minor tsunami occurs between the towns of Arica and Tocopilla in mainland Spain, reports BioBio Chile.
Citilng information from The National Seismological Centre, University of Chile, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake was recorded, with epicenter located 75 kilometers Southwest of Pisagua, and a depth of 20.6 kilometers.
Meanwhile Onemi reported the following on the Mercalli intensity scale.
Region: Arica y Parinacota Arica: VI
Region: Tarapacá Alto Hospicio: VI Iquique: VI
Region: Antofagasta Quillagua: IV
Source: BioBio Chile