Quake-striken Chile Focuses on Restoration Work
The quake-stricken Chile is focusing on the restoration work after an 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunamis hit the country on Feb. 27, killing at least 497 people.
• Moderate Aftershock Hits Central Chile
A moderate quake rattled central Chile in the wee hours of Thursday, causing panic among residents in the Chilean capital.
• Moderate Aftershock Hits Central Chile
A moderate quake rattled central Chile in the wee hours of Thursday, causing panic among residents in the Chilean capital.
• Chile Police Say Quake Death Toll May Reach 630
The death toll of Chile's Feb. 27 quake and tsunami might reach 630, according to data published by the nation's Investigative Police Directorate (PDI) on Wednesday.
• Strong Aftershock Strikes Near Chile's Concepcion
An aftershock of 6.7-magnitude hit near the coast of Concepcion on Monday, registering the strongest one since the 8.8-magnitude temblor on Feb. 27 that battered the Chilean city.
• Massive Power Cut Hits Chile
A massive power blackout struck most of Chile Sunday night, plunging the capital Santiago and many other cities into darkness.
• Chilean Quake Has Effects on Movement of Earth
The Feb. 27 earthquake in Chile has not only caused the Earth to spin faster but caused it to wobble differently as well, a U.S. scientist said Saturday.
• Chile Swears in New President amid Strong Quakes
Chile's billionaire president- elect Sebastian Pinera was sworn in on Thursday in Valparaiso in the Congress, as strong aftershocks hit the South American country.
• Quake-torn Chile Prepares for Inauguration of New President
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday did her last round of duty before vacating her office for the swearing-in of President Sebastian Pinera.
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About the Earthquake
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake rocked Chile at 3:34 a.m. local time on Feb. 27, 2010, knocking down homes and hospitals, and triggering a tsunami that rolled menacingly across the Pacific.
International Reaction
• TV Campaign Raises 60 mln USD for Chile Quake Victims
• UN Chief Arrives in Chile to Support Quake Efforts
• Mexican Plane to Take back Mexicans in Chile
• Indonesia Donates 1 Mln USD for Chile Earthquake Victims
• Thailand to Donate 100,000 U.S. Dollars in Aid for Chile
• S. Korea to Provide Aid Supplies Worth 2 mln USD to Chile
• UN Sends Assistance to Quake-striken Chile
• IFRC to Offer 279,000 Dollars for Relief Efforts in Quake-hit Chile
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