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  1. 1. Massive earthquake strikes Chile Article #1
  2. 2. Massive earthquake damage.A massive earthquake has hit center Chile and killed atleast 214 people and caused widespread damage, destroyingbuilding,and roads in many areas. Electricity, water and phonelines were cut.
  3. 3. many countries sustains damage fromtsunami.In French Polynesia waves 1.8 m high swept ashore, but therewere not damage.In Hawaii, Tahiti and NZ, residents in coastal areas werewarmed to move to higher ground.
  4. 4. the biggest to hit Chile in 50 yearsthe earthquake struck at 115 km north east of the city ofConcepcion and 325 km south west of the capital Santiago.many people dead in the regions of Santiago,OHiggins, Biobio,Araucania and Valparaiso.And A major bridge at Concepcion had collapsed into theBiobio river. so rescue teams are difficult to reach Concepcion.
  5. 5. After shock damage.In Santiago, where at least 13 people were killed, severalbuilding collapsed including a car park where dozens of carswere smashed.A fire at a chemical plant in outskirts of thecapital forced the evacuation of the neighbourhood.Many of Chiles news websites and radio stations are notaccessible.
  6. 6. people who lost the home.many people had left their homes, determined to spend the restof the night outside.
  7. 7. seismologyChile is highly vulnerable to earthquake as it is situated onPacific" Ring of Fire" ,on the edge of the pacific and south Americanplates
  8. 8. summaryChile is earthquake prone ares. so the country have to prepareto earthquake resistant building and try to protect life line.

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