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Chile Earthquake: Bigger One May be Coming

The 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile Tuesday evening was big — leaving at least six dead in its wake — and yet, scientists predict another bigger earthquake may be looming. “This magnitude, 8.2, is not the large earthquake that we were expecting in this area,” said Mark Simons, a geophysicist at the California Institute of …

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Powerful Chile Earthquake “Not The Big One”

An enormous 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Tuesday evening, creating landslides and cutting off power to thousands, with a possible tsunami to follow. The earthquake was so powerful it was felt 300 miles away from its center in Bolivia’s capital, CBS News’ Vicente Arenas reports. The quake hit at 8:46 pm, local time, and was located about 60 miles northwest …

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Chile Earthquake Sparks Tsunami, Prison Break

Chile suffered a major earthquake on Tuesday evening of about an 8.2 magnitude, which set off a tsunami and forced evacuations all along the coast. The quake struck 50 miles southwest of Cuya in northern Chile, in an area that is sparsely populated. Major damage was avoided, according to reports, as were casualties, but the event caused landslides and power …

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Chile Earthquake Causes Tsunami And Landslides

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday and caused a large Tsunami and several landslides. Five people have died as a result of the earthquake, either from heart attacks or fallen walls. The landslides washed away homes and roads, making it hard for many people to evacuate the area or find help. No significant damage …

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Chile Earthquake Rocks Country Sunday

CNN tells us that a 6.7- magnitude earthquake hit Chile’s Pacific coast Sunday for their first earthquake of the year. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was felt within 60 kilometers with a depth of 20 kilometers. Thankfully, there was only minor reported damage with no deaths; 100,000 people were directed to briefly evacuate coastal areas before the …

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