A magnitude-8.3 earthquake struck central Chile Wednesday night, shaking buildings and sending aftershocks rippling through the region within minutes.
Chile has issued a tsunami alert for the country’s entire coast, and cities along the water have been evacuated. The United States has issued a tsunami watch for Hawaii. A potential tsunami could reach Chile in the next few hours, and Hawaii by 2:30 a.m., CBS News reports.
A couple hours after the quake hit, the National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for several coastal cities in California:
We’ll update this story as we learn more.