1 million people evacuated in Chile after 8.3-magnitude earthquake

September 17, 2015 11:02 AM

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Five people are dead; tsunami advisories are in effect for Hawaii and parts of California.

SANTIAGO, CHILE—A major earthquake just off the Chilean shore killed five people, forced 1 million to evacuate and shook the Earth so strongly the tremor was felt across South America. Several coastal towns were flooded from small tsunami waves set off by the quake.

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