#AceWorldNews – TOKYO, April 02 – Tsunami waves caused by a powerful earthquake in Chile can reach Japan’s Pacific coast on Thursday, April 3 at about 03.00 local time, Japanese meteorological watch office reported Wednesday.
Earlier, it was reported that the tsunami might reach Japan. According to the watch office, the wave height is expected to be from 20 sentimetres or 10 meters.
Japanese specialists urged the residents of the coastal areas to take the necessary precautions, in particular avoid approaching the coastline if possible.
As a result of an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile 6 people died and 3 others were seriously injured. The earthquake damaged several buildings and roads and disrupted power supply.
Ace Related News: April 02 – 14.33 GMT – #AceWorldNews – SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the South American nation’s northern coast.
Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust. http://wp.me/p165ui-4CL