Scale Magunitude of the earthquake is 8.8. The earthquake destroyed the building, the bridge, and the road in a lot of fields, and caused wide damage. Electricity, water service, and the phone wire were cut.
damage At least thirteen people died by the aftershock. In Santiago. In addition, some buildings collapsed. The parking lot where tens of of the cars has collapsed is contained.
As for a fire in chemical works of the capital suburbs, shelter in the vicinity was done through necessity.
As for the damage to the terminal in the Santiago international airport, the state to shut it for at least 72 hours is scheduled to be maintained. The flight is being misappropriated by Mendoza in Argentina.
The wave of the tsunami reached the inhabited area in middle, and reached the group on fan Fernandez island. Local media are said that five people die, and it misses other some.
It was described that the influence of the tsunami had been observed in the west of the height of a usual wave of the above the sea 1.69 meters, Valparaiso, and Santiago.
In the edge of the Pacific Ocean and the South America plate, that of Chile is very weak as located in "Ring of the fire" of the Pacific Ocean compared with the earthquake.