Saturday, February 27, 2010

8.3-magnitude earthquake hits Chile

Was browsing the page when breaking news flashed.. 8.3 magnitude Earthquake hits Chile. A while ago, I was just in YouTube about Haiti.

USGS reports 8.3 magnitude earthquake in chile

SANTIAGO, Chile – The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an 8.3-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Chile.

The quake hit 197 miles (317 kilometers) southwest of the capital, Santiago, and at a depth of 36.9 miles (59.4 kilometers) at 3:34 a.m. (0634 GMT; 1:34 a.m. EST).

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