comscore No tsunami threat from strong earthquake in Chile | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

No tsunami threat from strong earthquake in Chile

  • PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
    This graphic shows the location of a strong, deep earthquake in Chile Wednesday morning.
[ AD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS STORY ]

A strong earthquake, initially estimated at magnitude 6.9, struck northern Chile Wednesday morning.

The earthquake struck at about 8:57 a.m. Hawaii time, 3:57 p.m. Chile time, about 67 miles east-southeast of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, 127 miles west of Humahuaca, Argentina, and about 465 miles south of La Paz, Bolivia at a depth of about 167 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, based on historical data, there is no danger of a Pacific-wide tsunami.

There were no initial reports of major damage or injuries.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Scroll Up