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Chile triggers national panic by mistakenly sending tsunami warning after quake

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Authorities in Chile have expressed regret for spreading panic with a mistaken tsunami warning calling for people to get out of coastal areas following an earthquake in Antarctica. On Saturday evening at 8:36 p.m., t...

6.4 quake strikes Argentina’s San Juan province, no tsunami warning issued

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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Argentina's west-central province of San Juan on Monday night, according to a preliminary report from the United States Geological Survey. A series of aftershocks around the c...

Tsunami of 2004 Fast Facts

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Here is some background information about the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. On December 26, 2004, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 9.1 struck the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. National Centers for Environme...

Tsunami warning issued after earthquake near Alaska

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A tsunami warning was issued Monday after a preliminary magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck near Sand Point, Alaska. The warning was for the Alaska Peninsula and South Alaska, according to the National Tsunami Warning ...