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Rosalyn Pearson Geography 03/03/10




At 3.34 on the 27th February 2010, an Earthquake measuring 8.8 on the
Richter scale hit the coast of the Maule Region of Chile. The earthquake
itself lasted for approximately 3 minutes. The cities that received the most
extensive damage were Talcahuano, Lota, Arauco, Chiguayante, Canate…

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Rosalyn Pearson Geography 03/03/10




the right has been almost entirely split in two by the earthquake.

However, although this earthquake was of a much bigger size, the scale of
casualties was not nearly as bad as in the recent earthquake that occurred
in Haiti. The main reason for this is…

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