A 3-meter tsunami wave hit on Saturday the Robinson Crusoe island, the largest in the Chilean Juan Fernandez archipelago, following a powerful earthquake which struck Chile earlier in the day, the country's president, Michelle Bachelet, said.The map above is a forecast map for the tsunami. The area in red is where it is expected to be really bad.
"A village on the island is half-flooded, people have been evacuated to higher elevations," the president said, adding there had been extreme damage from the tsunami.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Robinson Crusoe Island Rocked by Massive Wave
Posted by Bucky Taotaotasi
It has been confirmed that the 8.8 Chilean earthquake generated a tsunami.