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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: 6 surprise effects

Chileans in Concepcion now live 10ft closer to the sea Concepcion, the nearest city to the epicenter, moved 10 feet to the west during ... in Argentina, shifted an inch. 2. Our days on planet Earth wi... read more

Updates on the Earthquake in Chile

The Lede will return ... 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

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UH Mānoa researchers help show how far South American cities moved in quake

The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifted other parts of ... Mike Bevis, profess... read more


The Giant, Underestimated Earthquake Threat to North America

The outer edge of California snaps free like a steel spring in a juddering lurch—nine feet to the west ... earthquake. Two other segments of the Ring of Fire ruptured this way—Chile in 1960 at magnitu... read more

A Pair of Tremors Highlight the Different Types of West Coast Earthquakes

It was a day for quake, rattle, and roll on the west coast when small ... in subduction zones like Chile, Alaska, Sumatra, Japan, Peru, and the Pacific Northwest. These megaquakes can also be far deep... read more

Q&A with Harold Tobin, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

I’ve just moved ... City before the shaking is strong there. So the alert system worked pretty well for their 2017 earthquakes. The Japanese system is more like the system that we would aspire to, ult... read more

What Would Happen if the Earth Were Actually Flat?

Welcome to the new year, 2018. The Earth has yet again made a revolution about the sun. But not so fast. If you subscribe to the idea of a flat Earth, then you’d believe that no such thing happened, b... read more

Chile quake moves city 10 feet

The violent temblor — the fifth most powerful quake ever measured — shifted other parts of South America as well, from the southern tip of the continent to northern Brazil. South America - Chile - Tra... 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

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

Latest Updates on Chile’s Earthquake

Metros and buses are working again (although no buses seem to be going South) and the city seems to be finding it’s feet ... Chile as well, and I experienced the earthquake on a 9th floor, it was awfu... read more



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