7.2 Earth Quake, Pacific Ocean


Published on Oct 9, 2014 by BPEarthWatch

HIGH TIDES and THE ALIGNMENT OF THE SUN, THE EARTH AND THE MOON.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
* MAGNITUDE 7.2
* ORIGIN TIME 0215 UTC OCT 9 2014
* COORDINATES 32.1 SOUTH 111.0 WEST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE

EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.2 OCCURRED NEAR THE SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE AT 0215 UTC ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 9 2014.

* A TSUNAMI WAVE AMPLITUDE OF 0.47M AT EASTER ISLAND/ISLA DE PASCUA WAS REPORTED BY THE CHILEAN NAVY.

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* PERSONS ALONG COASTAL AREAS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE SHOULD BE OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION. OTHERWISE… NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.

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