World Crisis Database

  • Type: Natural Disaster
  • Location: Chile
Economic Impact
  • 15000000000 USD
Human Impact
  • Deaths: 525
  • Injured: 0
  • Missing: 25
  • Displaced: 0
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Chilean Earthquake

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The 2010 Chile earthquake occurred off the coast of central Chile, having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes.It ranks as the sixth largest earthquake ever to be recorded by a seismograph. It was felt strongly in six Chilean regions, that together make up about 80 percent of the country's population.

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