5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred on Saturday off the coast of Chile, 650 kilometers north of the capital, Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 14.38 MSK. The epicenter was located 99 kilometers west of the city of Copiapo. Its center lies at a depth of 39.3 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire zone" — the band

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 00.05 local time (05.08 MSK). The epicenter of earthquake was located 100 kilometers from the city of Talca and 277 kilometers from the capital of Chile, Santiago. The earthquake lies at a depth of seven kilometers.

Information on casualties or destruction have been reported yet, the threat of a tsunami is not reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than

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The earthquake in Chile and Peru led to the destruction

The powerful earthquake that struck on Monday at the border between Peru and Chile, and the destruction caused power outages in northern Chile, damaged several roads, reports the Associated Press referring to the governor of the Chilean administrative region of Tarapaca José Durán (Jose Durana).

According to recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude of the quake, recorded at 06.00 local time (14.00 MSK) was 6.2. Hearth lies at a depth 98.3 kilometers.

Previously reported that the quake was magnitude 5.9, and the center lies at a depth of 22.3 kilometers.

The epicenter was located at a distance of 66

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Before you shake the earth

Since mid-April, 1902, began to leave the island of Martinique birds. April seventeenth off awakened volcano on the island headed snake. Anxiety seized all the animals. A seventh May volcano Mont Pelee threw "scorching cloud", which at that moment to destroy the city of Saint-Pierre. After a disaster, and in the ruins of post-fire was only found one dead cat … No other animals are not killed.But science and to this day does not undertake to answer, is it possible to predict the behavior of the animals when the storm breaks out underground.

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5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquakes have been recorded at 03.43 MSK Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 54 km north-west of the village Cauquenes 318 kilometers south-west of the capital Santiago. Its center lies at a depth of 24 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people, according to RIA Novosti.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He

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5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Chile on Saturday, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Quake epicenter was located 135 kilometers north-east of the city of Iquique, the focus lies at a depth of 83.3 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. In late February of last year in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Chile prepare for a volcanic eruption Hudson. Authorities evacuated residents

In southern Chile growing threat Hudson volcano whose activity has increased in the last hours, said Thursday the local authorities.

"We can not rule out any scenario," — said Deputy Secretary of Mines of Chile Pablo Wagner. According to him, the columns of smoke and ash out of the three right now craters, whose height ranges from 1 to 5.5 km. He noted that the experts monitoring the situation, any changes will be announced immediately. In the vicinity of the volcano declared a "red" alert.

To date, 128 people were evacuated from the surrounding area, four people refused to leave

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Earthquake in Chile

BUENOS AIRES, September 3 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Solovsky.5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile, 600 km south-west of the capital Santiago, according to the website of the Chilean Seismological Service.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 20.21 MSK Saturday. The epicenter was located at 124 kilometers west of the village Thiru (about 10,000 people). Its center lies at a depth of 12 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

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Because of the cold weather in the Andes of Chile declared a disaster

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced Wednesday a "zone of disaster" the foothills of the Andes in the Araucanía region on the border with Argentina because of unprecedented frosts and heavy snowfalls

As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Chilean media, more than any other weather-damaged Lonkimay commune, located 700 kilometers south of the capital Santiago, Chile.

Last night the temperature dropped to -18 degrees are Celsius, and the roads are blocked by two-meter drifts, isolated from the outside world about 6,5 thousand inhabitants. Such anomalies in the area were not observed in the last 30 years (now in the

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Under the capital of Chile found the lost city of the Incas

February 11, 2013 12:46

Chilean scientists discovered archaeological sites, maps and historical records that indicate that the Chilean capital of Santiago was founded on the site of the city of the Incas.

View of Santiago, Chile, from the air, January 29, 2013 Scientists have found new evidence of the existence of a large city on the site of present-day Inca capital of Chile. This could mean that the Spanish conquistadors built Santiago with no reason, but rather, have won already-existing city. Photo: Pablo Porciuncula / AFP / Getty Images

This theory has been around for decades, but until

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