Geography - Chile

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-27th February 2010

-measuring 8.8

-destructive plates (Nazca and South American)

-focus 34km underground

-epicentre 115 km from concepcion

Primary Effects

-500 people killed, 12000 injured

-buildings destroyed

-500,000 homes damaged

-bridges and roads destroyed

--hospital and airport damaged

Secondary Effects

-lost power, water supplies and communications

-Pacific countries hit by tsunami set off…


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