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High Risk of Big Quake in Chile


World  (tags: Earth Quake, Chile, World news, Life, Risk )

Nancy
- 1423 days ago - news.discovery.com
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that pummeled Chile in February 2010 did not relieve seismic stress the way scientists thought it might have, a new study suggests.



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Anna Smith (493)
Monday January 31, 2011, 10:57 pm
OMG !! That's really alarming !
 

Cheree M. (46)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 2:42 am
Not Good....Noted, TY for sharing..
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 8:19 am
Thanks for the information!!
 

monka blanke (82)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 12:34 pm
how do we prepare ourselves ?! I'm nothing with this kind of information.
 

Susan S. (191)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:07 pm
This is disturbing. It seems that the entire Pacific Northwest also is aware of the possible danger of an imminent earthquake. I was amazed when a company here in Kelowna in the entire of British Columbia was building earthquake proof buildings and we have had tremours here as well. I recently saw a documentary about earthquakes and preparedness that was very scary, especially for coastal towns and cities.
 

Antonio M. (129)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:09 pm
That's scaring!! Thank you for sharing, Nancy!
 

Ralph R Sutton (56)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:29 pm
Not all earthquakes have the potential to generate a 10.0 earthquake, but this area is where subduction earthquakes occur and subduction quakes DO have the potential to generate 10.0 magnitude earthquakes. Anyone living on or near an area where one plate is moving under another faces the possibility of a 10.0 subduction earthquake.
 

Cindy C. (125)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 1:57 pm
OH DEAR ME SCARY OR WHAT
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 3:08 pm
Thanks Nancy. That's a pretty frightening thought considering Chile suffered so much damage in the last quake.
 

Marian D. (57)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 5:25 pm
SCARY
 

Annick Letourneau (67)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 6:15 pm
Disturbing... many changes and disasters on Earth!
 

HELEN V. (52)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 7:10 pm
it seems that 2011 is going to have its share of disasters as well
 

M Away M. (463)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 9:51 pm
Thank you Nancy, those poor people after all of this I did hear yet one is coming again!
 

Walter Firth (45)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 10:32 pm
Noted.God grant we are spared of this one.
 

Lisa H. (180)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 12:32 am
NOT good news, but as with any new science, probably (hopefully) not accurate!
 

Sharon Balloch (132)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 2:46 am
not good, not good at all.. thanks
 

Ginger Strivelli (20)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 6:13 am
Scary....between the big quakes that are over due to strike and the super volcanos that are overdue to blow, the Mayans may have a point about 2012.
 

Bee S. (208)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 8:28 am
Prayings for the Humans & animals living there.
 

jane richmond (10)
Friday May 6, 2011, 10:47 am
not good news
 
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