Chile Earthquake News
Chile Issues Tsunami Alert After Massive 8.3 Magnitude Earthquake, Watch Issued for Hawaii
A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Chile Wednesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami alert. American officials were also monitoring the 8.3 magnitude quake to see if tsunami waves would affect the West Coast of the United States and Hawaii, where it issued a watch. Officials said
6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Chile
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile Monday, and there was no immediate word of any injuries or damage. According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake struck at 1:51 a.m. local time – at a depth of 75 miles – about 30 miles southeast of Putre, near Chile’s border with
7.8-Magnitude Aftershock Strikes Off Chile's Coast
A 7.8-magnitude aftershock struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, one day after an 8.2-magnitude quake struck nearby . The aftershock hit about 25 miles southwest of the city of Iquique and 6 miles beneath the ocean floor, according to the United States Geological Survey. Tsunami warnings were
Chile Earthquake Prompts Break Out From Women's Prison
A manhunt, or a womanhunt, is underway in Chile after a powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake triggered a mass breakout from a woman's prison. The jailbreak happened before dawn today when 300 women were being evacuated from the Iquique prison after the quake created a tsunami warning, landslides and
5 Dead, Residents Evacuated After Quake Strikes Off Chile's Coast
Nearly one million residents were forced to evacuate after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern coast, triggering a small tsunami. Five people are confirmed dead – four men and one woman, Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo said. The victims died from heart attacks or
Raw Video of Sirens Sounding During Chile Earthquake
The South American country rocked by large quake, regional tsunami warning issued.
8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Chile; Tsunami Warning Issued
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck off the coast of Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami warning was issued following the quake, which was centered 49 miles west-northwest of Iquique, Chile, and was 6.21 miles deep, the USGS said.
Earthquakes in Japan, Chile, Haiti: Are We In An Age Of Giant Quakes?
The devastating 2004 Indonesian tsunami , with its death toll of as many as 250,000 people, was caused by the first magnitude-9.0 earthquake since 1967. A succession of smaller but still destructive tremors in Haiti, Chile, and New Zealand -- surpassed by this year's magnitude-9.0 quake in Japan --
Mother Nature's Fury: The Disasters of 2010
No year passes without these sorts of stories: earthquakes and tornadoes, floods and blizzards, the trauma Mother Nature unleashes, often without warning, in virtually every corner of the planet. Few of us will get through a career in journalism without covering one of these calamities up close.
“World News with Diane Sawyer” Narrows Weekly Total Viewing & Demo Gaps with NBC to Smallest in Two Months
“World News” Increases Weekly Total Viewing & Demo Advantages Over CBS “World News” Posts Best Sweeps Number Since November 2008 For the week of March 1st, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” averaged 7.91 million Total Viewers and a 1.9/7...