A strong earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Tuesday in Chile to 655 kilometers north of the capital, Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Information on casualties or damage were reported.

According to authorities, an earthquake was recorded at 13:03 on UTC (Universal Coordinated Time, 16:03 Moscow time). The epicenter was located 85 kilometers east of the city of Copiapo. Its center lies at a depth of 92.5 kilometers, RIA "Novosti".

Recall that in February last year, this South American country has been devastating 8.8-magnitude earthquake, which killed more than 600 people and caused widespread destruction.

Since then, the

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Chileans tried to split the thousand-year ice for cocktails

Attackers in Chile tried to steal a truck 5.2 tons of ice from the glacier millennial "Jorge Montt" to use it in the future to make cocktails in bars, local media reported, quoting the prosecutor located in the extreme south of Chile Aysen region — Jose Maurice.

The driver and his accomplices can be charged "to infringe on the cultural heritage of mankind," said Maurice.

Glacier "Jorge Montt" is in the nature reserve named Bernardo O `Higgins in Chilean Patagonia in a remote area. From it to the nearest town Kochrane, at the entrance to which was detained refrigerated,

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Tourists traveling to South America to watch the UFO

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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in Chile

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 17.20 local time (23.20 MSK), located 70 kilometers north-west of the city of Temuco. The earthquake lies at a depth of 16.9 kilometers. MOSCOW, January 3 — RIA Novosti. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred on Sunday in the central part of Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 17.20 local time (23.20 MSK), located 70 kilometers north-west of the city of Temuco. The earthquake lies at a depth of 16.9 kilometers.

"Threats of a massive

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Bird deaths in Chile.

12.05.12.Na coast of Chile from the beaches of Cartagena to Santo Domingo found more than 2300 dead birds. Basically, it's gray petrels, boobies, pelicans and cormorants. Most of them are diagnosed with fractures of the wings and body injuries, indicating that the birds were in fishing nets.

According to the director of the Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Santo Domingo, José Luis Britos, that fishermen are to blame for the death of the birds. Soon representatives of the museum plan to file a complaint with the police indifferent fishermen. In this regard, Chilean authorities are turning

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Snowy winter paralyzed southern Chile!

Incredible! While the whole world is suffering from the heat, heavy snowfall paralyzed the south of Chile. The snow cover in some places is almost two meters.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, snow swept up several mountain villages. Bad weather has paralyzed traffic, does not work mobile and radio. Blizzard left without electricity for about fifteen thousand chelovekna southern Chile.

Residents of the Andes are cut off from the outside world. Clearing the roads to them special rescue team.

Two weeks ago, the abnormal snowfall seen in the Chilean Atacama Desert, which is considered the driest place on

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Salvador Allende: life and death

"Democracy in itself carries the seed of its own destruction."Augusto Pinochet Ugarte

Salvador Allende Goossens was born June 26, 1908 in the family of the Chilean aristocracy. In 1932 he graduated from the success of Chile's Institute for medical faculty. A couple of years as the Minister of Health. Did the Socialist Party of Chile, and in 1942 was appointed secretary general of the party. In the 52nd, 58th and 64th years of running for president from the front "Popular Action". In 1969 the front was reorganized into the alliance "Popular Unity", which included the socialists, the communists, the

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Rain in the desert. Water damaged thousands of homes

In July, the most dry areas of Chile precipitation, 5 times more than the annual allowance, reports the Associated Press. In these areas, even 1 mm of rain could seriously affect the current situation. This past weekend due to heavy rain the roads were blocked, canceled football match and damaged 1,800 houses.

And in the coastal region of Antofogasta (Antofogasta) in early July, had the four-year rainfall. Their rate was only 6.3 mm, but it was enough for the people and institutions that are not used to protect himself from even light rain or snowfall. In mountain areas, snow level

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Eruption: changes in the world are gaining momentum?

June 5, 2011 — SANTIAGO, Chile — A volcano in southern Chile erupted violently Saturday, smoke and ash high into the sky, and more than 3,500 people living nearby were evacuated. There were no reports of casualties.

Authorities initially said the Puyehue volcano was involved, but later said that the eruption occurred about 2 1/2 miles (4 km) from the peak. Gap of more than six miles (10 km) long and 3 miles (5 km) across was torn in the earth's crust, officials said Saturday night.

Authorities put the area on alert Saturday morning after a series

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Volcanic chaos spreads — the sky turned over Argentina in the night

The volcano erupted in the south-central Chile on Saturday, a cloud of ash more than 6 miles in the sky induces the government to evacuate several thousand residents, authorities said.

Winds fanned the ash toward neighboring Argentina, darkening the sky in the ski resort town of San Carlos de Bariloche, the official added that the airports in the city were closed. Eruption in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain, about 575 miles south of Santiago, the capital, also prompted Chilean authorities to close the heavily crossed border in Argentina.

It was not immediately clear what the network four

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