No damage reported in SoCal from Chilean Tsunami waves

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LOS ANGELES -- Tsunami waves from a powerful earthquake off the coast of Chile hit the Southern California coast early Thursday, but there were no reports of damage or flooding.

The waves caused tide fluctuations of up to a foot at several points along the California coast, and the fluctuations could continue for several hours, the National Weather Service said.

Beaches in Orange and Los Angeles counties were closed overnight after a Tsunami advisory was issued from along the coast from San Clemente to about 50 miles north of San Luis Obispo. Officials reopened beaches in Orange County at 6 a.m. Beaches in Los Angeles County remained closed because of the possibility of strong current, although no dangerous wave action was reported anywhere along the coast.

At least three people were killed in Chile after the magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck Wednesday evening. The victims included a 35-year-old woman who was killed by a falling roof, a 20-year-old woman who was killed by falling rocks and a man in his 80s who had a heart attack, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said.

 

 

 

1 Comment

  • GaryKBateman

    my neighbor’s sister-in-law makes $68 /hour on the internet . She has ℬeen fired for ten months ℬut last month her income was $18319 just working on the internet for a few hours. hop over to here+_+_+_+_+_ ►œ►œ►œ► Click Here To Read More

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.