Chile Assesses Damage After Massive Quake, Tsunami

By Anthony Esposito and Rosalba O'Brien SANTIAGO, April 2 (Reuters) - Chilean authorities on Wednesday were assessing the damage from a massive earthquake that struck off the northern coast, causing a small tsunami, but the impact looked mostly limited. Over 900,000 people who evacuated the country's low-lying coastal areas returned home on Wednesday morning after … [Read more...]

Animation Shows Tsunami From 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Chile

Here is the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center's near real-time animation for the tsunami from northern Chile following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that was centered just off the coast on 1 April 2014. The animation shows simulated tsunami wave propagation for 30 hours followed by an "energy map" showing the maximum open-ocean wave heights over that period and the forecasted … [Read more...]