Chile earthquake

People spend the night at a soccer field after a strong aftershock in Arica, Chile, early Thursday, April 3, 2014. A powerful aftershock hit Chile's far-northern coast late Wednesday night, shaking the same area where a magnitude-8.2 earthquake hit just a day before causing some damage and six deaths. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Aftershocks rattle Chile as military keeps order

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Coastal residents of Chile’s far north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes as major aftershocks continued Thursday following a magnitude-8.2 earthquake that damaged several thousand homes and caused six […]


Chile's President Michelle Bachelet arrives at the airport in Iquique, Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, Six deaths have been reported. Bachelet declared a state of emergency and was flown to Iquique, a northern coastal city of nearly 200,000 people, to review the damage. (AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo, Pool)

USGS: 7.8 aftershock shakes Chile’s north coast

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock has rocked Chile’s northern coast, which was hit by a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake Tuesday night. It caused buildings to shake in the […]


Fishing boats washed ashore by a small tsunami sit in Caleta Riquelme, adjacent to the port, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northen coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Cristian Viveros)

Experts say that Chile’s M8.2 quake not ‘the big one’

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake — a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s […]


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6 dead in 8.2 Chile earthquake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country’s northern coast. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks. President Michelle […]



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