from Off Grid Survival:
The 8.2 Magnitude quake struck at a depth of 6.21 miles and was centered 49 miles west-northwest of Iquique, Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. This Quake follows hundreds of smaller quakes that have rattled Chile’s far-northern coast over the last two weeks, which begun with a 6.7 quake on March 16. Since the initial March 16th quake, the area has experienced 60+ earthquakes of M4+, and 26 earthquakes of M5+.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the Tsunami alert this evening after the earthquake was recorded northwest of Iquique.
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