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Chile Quake Moves City More Than 10 Feet

World  (tags: chile, earthquake, santiago, concepcion, south america )

- 3387 days ago -
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that rocked the west coast of Chile last month was violent enough to move the city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west and the capital, Santiago, about 11 inches to the west-southwest, researchers said.


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Pami W (177)
Tuesday March 9, 2010, 10:50 am
The quake also shifted other parts of South America, as far apart as the Falkland Islands and Fortaleza, Brazil.

. (0)
Tuesday March 9, 2010, 11:59 am
How astonishing that Mother Nature can exert such force and power - to move an entire city.

Karen Walker (71)
Wednesday March 10, 2010, 5:55 pm
This is so amazing!

Linda M (0)
Wednesday March 10, 2010, 6:24 pm

Vallee R (280)
Wednesday March 10, 2010, 6:27 pm
This is more than amazing. I do not believe that 2012 is the end of the world, but according to the Mayan calendar it is a CHANGE! Our world had shifted on its axis; we can't even buy vegetable plants until 2 months later than usual. This is a crisis that we as a world need to look at and not just marvel at. We are told to plant our own vegetables, but we can't get them or the seeds won't grow because our climiate has changed. Look at the facts people.... life is changing!

Kim O (51)
Wednesday March 10, 2010, 6:32 pm
Yikes! Amazing!

Pam G (103)
Thursday March 11, 2010, 3:31 am
Absolutely amazing...incredible what nature can do
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