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Chile Earthquake (2010)

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Top Chile Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • A guide to travel insurance

    The volcanic ash clouds, the earthquakes, the tornadoes, the floods. Where will it all end? It won't, and that's why you should consider buying travel insurance for your next trip. Paying a few hundred dollars in premiums could save you untold grief and...
  • More for Your Money: Getting out of a country in crisis

    When a crisis strikes a country you're visiting, it pays to have friends. By the time the U.S. government began evacuating its citizens from troubled Egypt last month, some tour operators, travel agents and private security firms had already moved their...
  • Sound familiar? It's not an air raid

    Sound familiar? It's not an air raid
    NEWPORT BEACH — Three emergency sirens that can be heard for a mile and a half will soon be installed in different city parks. The California Coastal Commission recently approved the color of the poles on top of which the sirens will be...
  • 10 terrible travel mistakes to avoid

    10 terrible travel mistakes to avoid
    Writing a consumer education column is an education — always for me and, I hope, for readers as well. Each week their letters and e-mails tell of new and horrifying ways they've been victimized, sometimes by travel providers and sometimes, like me,...
  • Giving residents a quake-up call

    Giving residents a quake-up call
    It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response. The drill was in...
  • All about survival

    All about survival
    Debbie Depin deals in first aid kits, emergency water pouches and solar blankets. Survival supplies are Depin's livelihood, but that doesn't stop her from giving them away. The longtime Huntington Beach resident partnered with Giving Children Hope...
  • Japan earthquake becomes fifth-strongest since 1900

    When the earth shook off the coast of Japan on Friday, the magnitude 8.9 quake became the fifth strongest since 1900. According to records kept by the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Information Center, the largest quake remains the one in Chile in...
  • Was Japan's volcano eruption linked to its earthquake?

    Was Japan's volcano eruption linked to its earthquake?
    The Shinmoedake volcano on Japan's southern island of Kyushu, 950 miles from the epicenter of last week's magnitude 9 earthquake, spewed ash and rocks up to 2.5 miles into the air March 13. The volcano had erupted Jan. 19 and several times afterward, most...
  • Chile earthquake: Chilean skier to march in Olympics closing ceremony

     
    An Olympic skier from Chile will participate in the closing ceremony after learning her family and friends were safe following the massive earthquake in her country. Noelle Barahona of Santiago had planned to return home Saturday but could not get a...
  • Death toll jumps to 708 from Chile earthquake

     
    The death toll nearly doubles as rescuers reach isolated and devastated towns. About 2 million people are hurt or without their homes in the aftermath of the 8.8 quake....
  • Hawaii reports no apparent tsunami damage

     
    A tsunami triggered by a massive earthquake in Chile surged across Hawaii on Saturday, churning up sediment with minor waves and tidal surges, but causing no apparent damage. The National Tsunami Warning Center canceled a tsunami alert that prompted the...