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REVEALED: How an earthquake 11,109km away in CHILE could trigger a tsunami big enough to strike Sydney – as experts warn it’s only a matter of time until it happens

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Experts have warned it is only a matter of time before Australia is hit by a devastating tsunam

An earthquake as far away as Chile could trigger a tsunami big enough to strike Sydney, experts have warned. The South American nation lies roughly just over 11,109km away from Australia’s east coast city of Sydney. But this hasn’t stopped tidal waves caused by seismic activity in Chile hitting Sydney’s shores in the past. Hannah Power, senior lecturer in coastal science at the University of Newcastle, says tsunami waves were recorded in Sydney following Chile’s powerful earthquake in 1960…….Read More

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