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Chile Quake Update - 21 September 2015

M8.3 quake leaves 9,000+ Chileans homeless

More than 9,000 people were left homeless after a large earthquake and several powerful aftershocks hit offshore central Chile last week, officials said. 108 more words

News Alert

Tsunami Advisory In Effect For Coastal Areas Of Calif. After Chile Quake

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the coastal areas of California in the wake of Wednesday’s powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake in Chile. 479 more words


Resilience NEWS

The South Asia Women’s Resilience Index

South Asian countries largely fail to consider the rights of women to be included in their disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience-building efforts, finds a new index published by The Economist Intelligence Unit. 396 more words

Chileans Rattled by 7.8 Aftershock and Fresh Tsunami Warning

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — A powerful 7.8-magnitude 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. 204 more words

M6.6 Quake Strikes Off Chile Coast

Strong Quake Strikes 43km SW of Coquimbo, Chile

The quake follows an earlier strong shock that occurred at 35.413°S, 72.368°W on October 30, 2013.

Earthquake Details… 67 more words

Significant Events

Strong Quake Strikes Near Constitucion, Chile

M6.2 quake strikes 9km SSE of Constitucion, Chile

The quake was preceded by a significant foreshock measuring 5.3Mw and followed by at least one sizable aftershock measuring 4.9Mw. 44 more words

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