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Chile Earthquake (2010)

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  • Chile's earthquake 500 times more powerful than Haiti's

     
    In the end, though, the damage is not likely to be as heavy as in Haiti because of the depth of the quake, the population density and the amount of preparation....
  • Chile earthquake: Secretary of State Clinton issues statement of support for Chile

     
    The U.S. Department of State website has posted the following remarks from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the Chile earthquake. We are closely monitoring reports from Chile and across the Pacific Rim, and our thoughts and prayers are with...
  • Tiny tsunami reaches Japan

     
    The first tsunami from the Chilean earthquake hit Japan's outlying islands on Sunday, but while the initial waves were small and most of the Pacific islands already in its path had been spared damage, officials warned a bigger surge could follow. Japan'...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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...