Northern Chile threatened by large waves produced after earthquake

Wednesday a wave of up to five meters hit the coastline of the northern city of Coquimbo, in Chile, after a powerful earthquake that hit the country, said the mayor of the town. “The tsunami has already reached the city. The waves reached the center. People are in the...

INOCAR rules out tsunami alert for Ecuador by earthquake in Papua New Guinea

On Sunday, two earthquakes of 7.7 and 5.7 degrees on the Richter scale shook the coasts of Papua New Guinea. According to the US Geological Service (USGS), the earthquakes were produced in the sea, at a depth of 65.7 and 35 kilometers respectively, in the towns of Kokopo and...