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Chile quake moves city 10 feet

The massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake ... Chile more than a week ago moved the city of Concepción at least 10 feet (3 meters) to the west, seismological measurements indicate. The violent temblor — the ... read more

Chilean earthquake moved entire city 10 feet, researchers say

The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion -- the closest urban area to the quake's epicenter -- at least 10 feet west ... a... read more

11 earthquake facts that will shake you to the core

The largest earthquake ever recorded was a magnitude 9.5 in Chile ... in Earth’s crust shifted the city of Concepción that much to the west. The quake is also thought to have changed the planet’s rota... read more

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Researchers: Chile earthquake moved South American cities - literally

The Chile earthquake not only shook the Earth ... the city of Concepcion moved nearly 10 feet westward. Other cities, such as Chile's capital, Santiago, moved about 11 inches to the west-southwest. Ar... read more


Concepción Moved 10ft West By Chile Earthquake

Preliminary measurements indicate that the massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile in February moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifte... read more

Chile Earthquake Moved Entire Cities

The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile on February 27 ... the entire urban center has been moved about 10 feet (roughly 3 meters) to the west of its initial location. Though this is the larges... read more

12 surprising facts about earthquakes

This is due to gases being released underground as the plates shift ... A Chilean city moved ten feet to the west as a result of an earthquake During a massive earthquake on Saturday 27 February, 2010 ... read more

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Japan coast; Public urged to evacuate

“You could feel the building really ... city to the west of Osaka, which caused a handful of injuries. The epicenter of this latest earthquake was not far south of the 2011 quake, which was so severe ... read more

Deadliest Earthquakes

NARRATOR: The earth-shattering truth behind The Deadliest Earthquakes ... north of the city creeping west, at fractions of an inch a year. Then, during the quake, a huge slippage takes place. ERIC CAL... read more

Updates on the Earthquake in Chile

The Lede is tracking ... As you may know Chile is kinda built to resist earthquakes, but this one has hit us really hard. The death toll is under 200 for now and most cities resisted. Except Concepcio... read more

Surviving the Tsunami

I couldn't move. I had no idea what to do, and the water kept coming. I was quickly swept in that direction. CAMERA OPERATOR: This is incredible. The city of Kamaishi is ... If we hypothesize that a s... read more

More earthquake equipment will be in place for Saints-Seahawks game

the earth moved. Literally. Thanks to Seahawks fans (if you hadn’t heard, they’re called the 12th Man), the ruckus caused during the last two games against the Saints simulated small earthquakes on lo... read more



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