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Life slowly returning to normal in quake-hit Chile

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 02:15

Life was gradually returning to normal in quake-hit Chile officials said today, with power restored to a majority of homes that lost electricity during this week`s massive 8.2 magnitude temblor.

Tsunami waves hit Japan after Chile quake

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 07:18

A tsunami of up to 40 cm was observed early Thursday at a port of Iwate prefecture, which lies on the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan, after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chile, local media reported.

Japan issues tsunami alert after Chile quake

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 03:27

Japan issued a tsunami alert early Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake across the Pacific Ocean in Chile but said it was not likely to cause damage.

Magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits northern Chile, 5 dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 06:23

A major earthquake of magnitude 8.0 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for all of South and Central America`s Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:19

Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth, a study of quakes that have rocked Chile over the past million years has suggested.

Chileans` quake knowledge saved thousands of lives

Last Updated: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 09:45

Chileans` knowledge of earthquakes, combined with the abnormally long time it took for the February 27 quake to reach its crescendo, saved thousands of lives.

Disaster experts praise Chile quake response

Last Updated: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 12:04

President Michelle Bachelet leaves office Thursday with a chunk of her country in ruins — and her popularity in the clouds.

India gives USD 5mn for Chile quake relief

Last Updated: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:06

India has announced a cash contribution of $5 million for relief and rehabilitation in Chile in a show of solidarity with the people of the earthquake-hit country.

Quake-stricken Chile needs more aid: Red Cross

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 09:46

The Red Cross has doubled its aid appeal for Chileans made homeless by last month`s massive earthquake.

Children return to school in post-quake Chile

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 11:39

Hundreds of thousands of Chilean children have returned to class as a revised death toll continued to climb.

UN secretary general tours Chilean damage

Last Updated: Sunday, March 07, 2010, 10:21

UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited survivors amid scenes of destruction one week after Chile`s massive earthquake and tsunami, as aftershocks accompanied relief efforts.

Some Chile quake survivors wait for aid a week on

Last Updated: Saturday, March 06, 2010, 22:07

Some survivors were still waiting for government aid on Saturday in south-central Chile, a week after one of the strongest earthquakes on record killed hundreds and repeated aftershocks rattled nerves.