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Chile Earthquake (2010)

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Top Chile Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • Tsunami watch: High waves spare Hawaii

     
    It started with a phone call from a neighbor at 4:30 a.m., jarring Maureen Goto awake at her seaside bed-and-breakfast in Hilo. "A tsunami's coming," the neighbor said. A little more than an hour later, civil defense sirens sounded in coastal areas across...
  • Tsunami magnitude difficult to predict

     
    Scientists can do a very good job of tracking the progression of a tsunami and predicting when it will arrive, but they have much more difficulty predicting how big it will be, experts said Saturday. That disparity has become apparent following the...
  • Chile earthquake emergency effort not limited by finances, government says

     
    Chile's government can pay for the emergency relief effort related to Saturday's earthquake without taking extra budget measures or seeking congressional approval, Finance Minister Andres Velasco said Sunday. “In this tragedy, this government's response...
  • Worried but well-prepared Japan escapes tsunami damage

     
    Coastal homes were evacuated, train service stopped, and residents waited for hours. But the massive Chilean earthquake sent only small waves to the island nation....
  • Pacific-wide tsunami alert lifted

     
    The tsunami from Chile's devastating earthquake hit Japan's main islands and the shores of Russia on Sunday, but the smaller-than-expected waves prompted the lifting of a Pacific-wide alert. Hawaii and other Pacific islands were also spared. Hundreds of...
  • Chile earthquake: El Teniente copper complex to resume operations today

     
    Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, will resume operations at its El Teniente copper complex later today, the mine's manager told Reuters on Sunday, adding that roads to the exporting port of San Antonio were in good condition. Codelco halted...
  • Chile earthquake: Pope urges survivors to be courageous

     
    Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday urged the survivors of Chile's devastating quake to be courageous and asked the Catholic church to play a role in relief efforts. The pontiff, speaking first in Italian and then in Spanish, told pilgrims in St. Peter's Square...
  • Chile earthquake a test for aid agencies

     
    With relief efforts in Haiti absorbing resources, smaller relief groups that focus on long-term rebuilding will find it hard to respond in a big way to the 8.8 quake in Chile....
  • Tsunami threat forces postponement of ASP World Tour events in Australia

     
    A tsunami warning brought about by the earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile on Saturday has caused event organizers to postpone the ASP World Tour Quiksilver Pro and the ASP Women's World Tour Roxy Pro Gold Coast rounds......
  • Elliott Yamin rattled by Chile earthquake: 'I thought this was the end'

     
    Elliott Yamin came frighteningly close to the 8.3 magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile on early Saturday. The season 5 "American Idol" finalist had just performed at the Competencia Internacional in Viña del Mar, Chile, the largest music...
  • Chile earthquake: Army arrests curfew violators, more bodies recovered

     
    The Chilean army, enforcing emergency decrees aimed at containing widespread looting, arrested scores of people Monday for violating an overnight curfew as the country reeled from the weekend's devastating earthquake. The death toll climbed to 711 as more...