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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

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

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

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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


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

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

The Case of Jane Doe Ponytail

and few in this city take notice. Gravity prevails. The undercover officer, his job done, exits the building and turns right — at the very moment that the woman who has just offered him intimacy for m... read more

Berks has been shaken by about a dozen earthquakes since 1972; here's why (MAP)

Berks Countians are no strangers to feeling the earth shake under their feet ... largest earthquake ever to be recorded. The largest took place a few years earlier in Chile. In 1960, Bio-Bio experienc... read more

After tracking seismic shifts, researchers say a major quake may occur off the coast of Istanbul

In recent decades, major earthquakes have occurred along the North Anatolian Fault in a roughly domino-like fashion, breaking sequentially from east to west. The most recent quake occurred in 1999 in ... read more

Ten things you don't know about the Earth

Unless you’re one of the Apollo astronauts, you’ve lived your entire life within a few hundred kilometers of the surface of the Earth. There’s a whole planet beneath your feet, 6.6 sextillion ... wee ... 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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