The following alerts are based on ISA's direct observation, U.S. Department of State recommendations, Overseas Security Advisory Council, WHO reports, and expert consultation.
Peru, New Zealand and Fiji
On Wednesday, September 16th, just before 8pm local time an earthquake estimated between 7.9 - 8.3 in magnitude struck just offshore in Chile, approximately 150 miles north of Valparaiso and 140 miles north-northwest of the capital of Santiago. Several strong aftershocks followed and authorities issued a tsunami warning which has now extended to Peru, New Zealand and Fiji. Our Resident Directors in these locations are aware and ISA will will continue to monitor the situation and advise students accordingly.
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