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Earthquake in Chile on April 1, 2014
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This horrific event had disastrous effects. The Earthquake was an 8.2 magnitude and its aftershock was a 7.8 magnitude.
Earthquakes on the size on the ones that occurred on Tuesday and considered major and can cause significant damage.
This picture shows were the earthquake hit the hardest.
This picture shows where all of the earthquakes from Chile from 1900 to March 2012.
This picture shows the areas where the earthquake struck Chile.
Details of Iquique, Chile's Earthquake
The Earthquake struck at about 8:46p.m. local time, some 60 miles northwest of Iquique. It had a depth of 12.5 miles, according U.S. Geological Survey. a total of 6 deaths were reported. About 300 prisoners escaped from northern port city. This earthquake was very dangerous and left everyone in horrid.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued several tsunami warnings, but canceled all of them by early Wednesday! Chile is the " Ring of Fire" an arc of volcanoes and fault lines circling the aPacific Basic that is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Effects of earthquakes
This earthquake happened in a place with poor built structure. 3 people were crushes and 2 died of heart attacks. Even well designed built can be damaged, or in some cases destroyed. Earthquakes of this size normally have aftershocks. 2600 houses we're destroyed in Chile. This earthquake triggered small landslides, a 7.8 magnitude buildings proximity to the epicenter.
this picture shows where the road cracked.
this picture shows where the earthquake destroyed a lot of belongings.
this picture shoes where the earthquake destroyed buildings.