A large earthquake hit the chilean coast on monday afternoon, according to the usgs there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and a tsunami alert was not issued a 62 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of chile at 1:26 pm local time (same time edt) monday afternoon, according to. Chile earthquake: deadly magnitude-82 temblor rocks coast the tremors triggered landslides that blocked roads, knocked out power for thousands. The earthquake struck off the coast of northern chile near the port of iquique yesterday, killing six and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 7ft waves. Strong earthquake rattles chile, forcing residents to leave their homes. The most stunning thing about wednesday night's earthquake, however, may be the relatively low amount of havoc caused by such a powerful shake. Saturday's chile earthquake was so powerful that it likely shifted an earth axis and shortened the length of a day, nasa announced monday. 2010 chile earthquake february 27, 2010 long/short term effects long term: lots of rebuilding (ongoing) damaged the tourism industry may have increased the. At his engineering firm in santiago, chile, on thursday — as aftershocks continued to roll through the city — eduardo santos was feeling pretty proud of his industry wednesday night’s 83-magnitude earthquake had left 11 dead and a 175 houses damaged while the toll wasn’t negligible, the.
A 83-magnitude earthquake strikes off chile's coast, triggering a tsunami alert and coastal evacuations at least three people were killed. The 88-magnitude earthquake that hit chile early on feb 27 was 500 times stronger than the 70 quake that killed an estimated 200,000 haitians last month. Chiles is a volcano on the border of colombia and ecuador it lies 3 kilometres (2 mi) (sgc) reported that a m 58 earthquake, the largest to date. On this day in 1960, the first tremor of a series hits valdivia, chile by the time they end, the quakes and their aftereffects kill 5,000 people and leave another 2 million homeless registering a magnitude of 76, the first earthquake was powerful and killed several people it turned out to be.
Though the earthquake that hit on wednesday was strong, the reported death toll has been much lower than a 2010 earthquake and tsunami that killed hundreds. An earthquake measuring 64 points in the richter scale was felt in central chile on friday afternoon, hitting the santiago metropolitan area, o'higgins and maule, but no tsunami likely to hit shores.
Watch video nearly one million residents were forced to evacuate after a magnitude-82 earthquake struck off chile’s northern coast, triggering a small tsunami. Earthquake was the second-largest ever recorded in chile and the fifth-largest recorded worldwide since 19001 over 100 aftershocks of magnitude 50 or greater were. The chile earthquake's first tsunami waves strike a chilean seaside city less than 100 miles from the epicenter of tonight's 83 moment magnitude earthquake.
Chile earthquake kills 6, causes limited damage chile earthquake kills 6, causes limited damage chile is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries.
Santiago, chile — a strong 83-magnitude earthquake struck off chile’s coast on wednesday, shaking buildings in cities around the country and forcing the authorities to evacuate residents along the 2,690-mile coast after tsunami warnings were issued at least eight deaths were reported the. Santiago, chile --a powerful magnitude-83 earthquake hit off chile's northern coast wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in santiago and bringing flooding from small tsunami waves in some shore towns officials reported five deaths, and roughly a million people fled their homes there were no. 1960 valdivia earthquake, chile the 1960 valdivia earthquake or great chilean earthquake of 22 may 1960 was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded.