Fiji Issues Tsunami Advisory After Chile Earthquake

September 17, 2015 9:08 AM

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Fiji Issues Tsunami Advisory After Chile Earthquake

Suva: Fiji on today issued a tsunami advisory after a powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile, killing five people and prompting millions to evacuate.

The waves are expected to reach Fiji's shores by midnight and coastal areas in the Pacific island country can expect tsunami waves up to one metre high, said an advisory from Fiji's Mineral Resources Department.

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