February 27, 2010 (Japan standard time) The massive earthquake overcame the center of Chile. It was a big shake of magnitude 8.8. There was a lot of damage.
Domestic damage At least 214 people died. Moreover, electricity, water, and the line were quit. The main bridge in Concepcion collapsed. President Michele in Chile said, "Two million people were influenced".
Damage to foreign countries The country of the Pacific Ocean coast suffered from a high wave always. It was noted that the resident in the coast region moved to high ground in Hawaii, Tahiti, and New Zealand.
The domestic dead A lot of dead were people in the area in Santiago, O'Higgins, Biobio, Araucania, and Valparaiso.
Damage because of aftershock (shake) The building collapsed, and at least 13 people were lost. The chemical plant in suburbs in the capital broke out, and shelter in the vicinity was compelled. An international airport terminal in Santiago became a temporary closure.
Damage because of aftershock (tsunami) Five people died because the tsunami had occurred. Two help ships were thrown.
Possibility of damage Chile is very damaged due to the earthquake. locate Chile in the circum-Pacific volcanic zoneHereafter, it is not mysterious no matter what it occurs.