Ocean Networks Canada - chilean quake https://www.oceannetworks.ca/article-tags/chilean-quake en Chilean quake detected by ONC seafloor instruments https://www.oceannetworks.ca/chilean-quake-detected-onc-seafloor-instruments <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-rss"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On April 1 at 4:46:45 PM, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake occurred off Chile's Pacific coastline. Shortly afterward, Ocean Networks Canada seismometers detected the tremors as they crossed the North Pacific.</p> <p>Travel times for tsunami propagation were also modeled by the National Tsunami Warning Center, with expected arrival of a small (2-4 cm) tsunami in coastal British Columbia beginning 15 hours after the event, around 7:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time.</p> <p>For full story, see: <a href="http://www.oceannetworks.ca/tsunami-alert-follows-82-quake-chile">Tsunami Alert follows 8.2 quake off Chile</a></p> <p>Updates to come...</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>No stranger to seismic activity, Chile is one of the world┬╣s most earthquake-prone countries. In 2010, a <a href="http://www.oceannetworks.ca/chilean-earthquake-and-tsunami">magnitude-8.8 quake and ensuing tsunami</a> in central Chile killed more than 500 people and destroyed several hundred thousand homes along the coast.</p></div></div></div><section class="field field-name-field-article-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above view-mode-rss"><h2 class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</h2><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/article-tags/chilean-quake" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">chilean quake</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/article-tags/earthquake" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">earthquake</a></li><li class="field-item even"><a href="/article-tags/tsunami" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">tsunami</a></li></ul></section><section class="field field-name-field-categories field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above view-mode-rss"><h2 class="field-label">Categories:&nbsp;</h2><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/article-categories/news-stories" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">News Stories</a></li></ul></section><span property="dc:title" content="Chilean quake detected by ONC seafloor instruments" class="rdf-meta"></span> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:24:58 +0000 vkeast@uvic.ca 3542 at https://www.oceannetworks.ca https://www.oceannetworks.ca/chilean-quake-detected-onc-seafloor-instruments#comments