Chile Earthquake – 16 Sept 2015

At 2245 UTC on 16th September an 8.3 Magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile causing Tsunami waves along the coast up to 4.5m high in places. Five people are known to have died with many more evacuated from coastal areas.

According to reports from Chile, Radio Amateurs from “RED Chilena de Emergencia de Radioaficionados” are operational and are co-ordinated with ONEMI, the Chilean Governments Interior and Public Safety ministry.

At the moment there is no information available on the frequencies in use but updates will be provided when they are known.

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