7.2 earthquake in central Chile

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MOSCOW, March 26 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the central part of Chile, Reuters reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the agency, the tremors occurred in 103 km north-west of the city of Talca — the capital of the eponymous province. According to reports the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers.

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

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South

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Chile were covered with snow. Video

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21.07.11.Prezident Chile 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

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An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the border of Chile and Peru

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MOSCOW, March 6 — RIA Novosti. 6.2 magnitude earthquake recorded on Sunday near the border of Chile and Peru, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Quake was registered at 12.31 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 15.31 MSK). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 93 kilometers east of the city with tanks and 110 kilometers north-east of the Chilean city of Arica. The earthquake lies at a depth of 87 kilometers.

Earthquake, magnitude six and higher, is strong and can lead to loss of life and destruction, seismologists say.

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Chile. Atacama Desert. Is this not is Curiosity?

Sometimes you do things creates a strikingly similar nature on different planets. I want to introduce you to a place under the title: Atacama Desert, located in Chile and having an incredible resemblance to the Martian landscape, photos which gives us Curiosity.

Some areas of the desert have not seen a drop of rain for hundreds of years. These areas are characterized by orange and red. Other areas have no shortage of moisture. It meets shrubby vegetation, and even cacti. On the horizon, one can see the majestic Andes and

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5.8 earthquake in southern Chile

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MOSCOW, Feb. 28 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in the south of Chile, said on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey website. Earthquakes have been recorded at 4.30 MSK. The epicenter was located 37 kilometers south of the city of Concepcion in the Bio-Bio. The earthquake lies at a depth of 20 kilometers.

No injuries or damage were reported.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the central part of Chile

In the central part Chile evening of March 25 has been a serious earthquake. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the strength of earthquake was 7.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 km, near the settlement of Talca, which is the capital of the administrative center of the region Maule. In this city there are around 200,000 people.

The earthquake was felt in the capital, Santiago, located more than 200 km from the epicenter. Tsunami threat to Chilean authorities have not announced, but urged people to evacuate coastal areas.

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In northern Chile earthquake of magnitude 5.1

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10.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude of 5.1 occurred on Thursday the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 02.12 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 05.12 MSK). The epicenter was located 30 kilometers south-east of Copiapo. Its center lies at a depth of 64.9 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

At the end of February 2010 in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

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Powerful flood swallows cities in Chile

Raging in southern Chile powerful floods. Livni has already led to an increase in river: a few hours water overflowed and flooded the city.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, there are first victims who lost their homes.

In southern Chile, complications with other traffic, and in many places it is absent. The country does not operate schools and other public institutions.

Forest fires in Chile

February 28. Strongest wildfire erupted in the Chilean resort city of Viña del Mar, where the International Song Festival, is popular not only in Latin America but also in other countries. The fire started in the forested mountains of the city, where the mainly wooden residential buildings, and destroyed 73 homes. About 300 people were left homeless.

Mayor Vina del Mar Virginia Rehinato left the festival due to the current emergency situation and assist in placing victims in temporary shelters. As the head of City Fire Ricardo Barkhan, now fire eliminated. According to him, the forest fires in

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CHILEAN UAV made its first flight

  Chile hosted the first flight of unmanned reconnaissance Lascar, made by local engineers commissioned by the Land Forces of the country. As reported on the website of the Ministry of Defense of Chile, in a festive ceremony was the head of department role Hintspeter Rodrigo (Rodrigo Hinzpeter). In addition to performing military tasks UAV can be used for monitoring the aquatic resources of the country and fishing, volcanoes, and participate in search and rescue operations and monitor the area in case of natural disasters and forest fires. Lascar UAV designed spices Concepción Institute (Universidad de Concepcion) involving personal investors.

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