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Tsunami warning from Mexico to Peru after Pacific quake


11:32 PM September 5th, 2012

September 5th, 2012 11:32 PM

photo from USGS website

WASHINGTON—A 7.9 magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Wednesday triggered a tsunami warning from Mexico to Peru, US authorities said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru were under a tsunami warning, and a tsunami watch was in effect for Chile.

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