In the article by Wu et al., SRL 71:3 (2000), p. 340, last paragraph, we made a mistake in attributing USGS for issuing a tsunami warning. It was the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) that issued the warning. We regret this error and are grateful to Stuart Sipkin for alerting us this mistake. Thank you.
Here is a quick translation of an e-mail message from H. J. Tavera from the IGP in Peru:
Parts of the Instituto Geofísico del Peru offices were destroyed by a fire that occurred at 3 a.m. on May 22.
If you have some...