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Strong quake hits off Chile's coast

2011-06-01 16:00

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off Chile's coast, says the US Geological Survey.

Trauma lingers a year after Chile quake

2011-02-24 12:30

A year after one of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit humankind, Chile is still living with the trauma of a disaster that killed 524 people.

Strong quake jolts Chile

2010-04-23 14:11

A strong 6.1-magnitude quake has rocked the central region of Chile which was hit by a massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake in February, the US Geological Service says.

More tsunami victim relatives sue

2010-03-19 10:48

The families of 20 people killed in a tsunami that followed Chile's massive February 27 quake are suing state officials they say failed to warn them of the dangers they faced.

Chile quake damage serious

2010-03-17 20:05

About 5 000 homes in Chile's capital, Santiago, were destroyed by the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit the central coast last month.

Quake hits as leader sworn in

2010-03-12 16:01

Strong aftershocks and a tsunami alert have rocked Chile and rattled nerves as right wing billionaire Sebastian Pinera was sworn in as the new president.

Chile: Looters attack fire station

2010-03-02 22:09

"Who goes there?" came the sharp cry from the ravaged, barricaded streets of a Chile suburb as thousands of residents formed groups to ward off looters.

Experts to test tsunami model

2010-03-02 17:52

Scientists will pore over data from what turned out to be the minuscule tsunami that reached Hawaii after the earthquake in Chile.

Chile quake bigger than Haiti

2010-03-02 13:04

The Chile earthquake released nearly 1 000 times more energy than the one that devastated Haiti in January, but left 200 times fewer fatalities.


Survivor tells how record quake changed life

2013-02-27 15:37

His physical wounds quickly healed, and he has mostly shaken off the psychological trauma while getting his life back together.

Protests in Chile a year after quake

2011-02-28 09:47

Reconstruction protests greeted Chile President Sebastian Pinera on the anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history.

Old buses become new schools

2010-05-03 19:07

Seven old buses that once shuttled commuters around Chile's capital Santiago have found a new life as makeshift classrooms in this quake-devastated coastal city.

Quake knowledge saved lives

2010-03-19 17:00

Chile's vast knowledge of earthquakes, combined with the abnormally long time it took for the February 27 quake to reach its crescendo, saved thousands of lives, says a leading US geophysicist.

Chile quake victims sue state

2010-03-17 22:27

The family of two victims of Chile's massive quake have accused the government of manslaughter in a lawsuit filed saying officials failed to warn them.

1 600 arrested in Chile

2010-03-13 18:30

More than 1 600 people have been detained in post-quake Chile as authorities attempted to keep order and prevent looting following a huge 8.8-quake two weeks ago.

Chile mourns quake dead

2010-03-07 21:32

Flags have been lowered across Chile at the start of three days of mourning for the hundreds who died in last week's powerful earthquake and tsunami.

Village swallowed by Tsunami

2010-03-02 19:08

The Chilean seaside resort of Pelluhue has been swallowed up by waves of tsunamis in the wake of Chile's earthquake.

Devastation deepens in Chile

2010-03-02 16:10

The picture of devastation deepens in Chile three days after an earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale rocked the country.

Troops battle post-quake unrest

2010-03-02 09:43

Mobs of angry, hungry survivors of the huge Chile earthquake have set fire to shops in the devastated city of Concepcion where troops are battling to keep order.

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