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FALSE Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by admin » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:23 pm

Tsunami alert in Concepción. They are evacuating the coastal areas. News is just breaking. Will return when I know more.

This is not over.
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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by admin » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:26 pm

6.3 earthquake in the 8th region, the entire coast is under warning and being evacuated, reported by TVN live right now.
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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by JrH » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:28 pm

watching the evacuation of constitucion on TVN. get out of concepcion, constitucion, or any coastal town NOW!

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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by admin » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:28 pm

I think this is the quake, we felt good shake about this time in Temuco for about 20 seconds.

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event supersedes event AT00763826.


Region: OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
Geographic coordinates: 36.498S, 73.183W
Magnitude: 5.9 Mw
Depth: 35 km
Universal Time (UTC): 3 Mar 2010 17:44:28
Time near the Epicenter: 3 Mar 2010 14:44:28
Local standard time in your area: 3 Mar 2010 13:44:28

Location with respect to nearby cities:
39 km (24 miles) NNW (342 degrees) of Concepcion, Chile
178 km (111 miles) SW (230 degrees) of Talca, Chile
255 km (158 miles) N (350 degrees) of Temuco, Chile
404 km (251 miles) SW (214 degrees) of SANTIAGO, Chile


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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by JrH » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:30 pm

tsunami alert lifted by onemi, I'm still expecting one...they were wrong very wrong last time

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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by admin » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:30 pm

This is a false alarm. The government just said there is not alert, but they are evacuating Concepción anyway.

The communication screw-ups are piling up with this government.
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Re: Tsunami alert Concepcion 3:23 pm

Post by JrH » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:35 pm

well I hope no one was injured during the evacuation. And better safe than sorry is what I always say.

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