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temblor.net   28 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>Since 22 April 2017, an earthquake swarm has been in progress offshore the port city of Valpara&iacute;so, which has been widely felt in Chile&rsquo;s capital, Santiago. This sequence began with a M=6.0, and was followed two days later on 24 April, by a ...
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The Guardian   25 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.</p> <p>No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile&rsquo;s ...
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The construction index   28 November 2016   Chile   Americas  
<p>Metro de Santiago has appointed Strukton International to build five underground stations for Line 3, one of the new metro lines under construction in the city centre of Santiago, Chile.</p> <p>It is the first project in the Latin American region for the ...
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RT   10 February 2016   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Chilean coast, the US Geological Survey has reported. Powerful tremors were felt as far as Mendoza, located in Argentina&rsquo;s Cuyo region.<br />The quake struck at a depth of 31 kilometers (19.6 miles), with an epicenter ...
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NDTV   11 November 2015   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>Washington: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile late Tuesday but there was no immediate tsunami alert, US seismologists said.<br />The epicenter of the quake was near the coast, about 93 kilometers (57 miles) northwest ...
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The Telegraph   18 September 2015   Chile   Los Vilos  
<p>The aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami has been captured at the Chilean coastal town of Los Vilos where the town had been devastated by 16-foot waves.</p>
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CBCnews   17 September 2015   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>COQUIMBO, Chile -- Parts of this port city were a disaster zone Thursday after an 8.3-magnitude quake hit off the coast, killing at least 12 people and likely causing billions in damage. Overturned cars and splintered boats sat mud next to furniture, toppled ...
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The Guardian   17 September 2015   Chile   Illapel  
<p>As it nears 3am in Chile, one million people are on the streets taking refuge from a major earthquake, which has been followed by flooding and waves of up to 4.5m.<br>Speaking to reporters in southern California, a Caltech seismologist, Mark Simons, said ...
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The Daily Telegraph   17 September 2015   Chile   Antofagasta  
<p>Operations were suspended at two major copper mines operated by Codelco and UK-listed Antofagasta after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing at least five people and slamming powerful waves into coastal towns.</p ...
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Global Voices   28 April 2015   Chile   Calbuco volcano  
<p>The Chilean government declared a state of emergency caused by the disaster in towns near the Calbuco volcano, in southern Chile and on the border with Argentina, which has erupted violently since Wednesday.</p>
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