Be the most informed person in the room with Newsy's free e-newsletter

View our privacy policy: http://www.newsy.com/privacy/

Tsunami Warning In Pacific After Powerful Quake In Chile

An 8.3 magnitude earthquake shook Chile, causing tsunami warnings in all regions in the Pacific Ocean.
SMS

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a Tsunami warning for all regions in the Pacific Ocean. 

After a massive 8.3 earthquake shook Chile Wednesday night. (Video via T13)

 Tremors reportedly reached Argentina. No injuries or major infrastructure problems have been reported as of yet. (Video via TeleSur)

Chile's government has evacuated the coastline before the first big waves hit. 

Media outlets say the earthquake hit during rush hour. Many Chileans scrambled to find cover. (Video via CNN)

Chile has a long history of earthquakes. 

In 2014 an 8.2 magnitude quake killed six and caused landslides and power outages. (Video via CBS)

Chile holds the record for the strongest earthquake ever recorded: A 9.5 magnitude quake in 1960. (Video via CBS)

This video contains music by Chris Zabriskie / CC BY 4.0.

Featured Stories
Rep. John Lewis speaks at a podium

Democrats Are Boycotting The Inauguration Ceremony En Masse

Rick Perry

Rick Perry Addresses The Elephant In The Room At His Senate Hearing

The first sighting of new Mountain Gorilla babies in the family of Kabirizi

The Future Looks Very Grim For More Than Half Of Our Fellow Primates

Want to see more stories like this?
Like Newsy on Facebook for More South America Coverage