Chile's earthquake in 2010

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Chile's earthquake in 2010

  1. 1. Chiles earthquake in 2010● There are many large earthquakes in Chile● About the earthquake in 2010● The damages of this earthquake● The damages of other countries● The damage of the aftershock● Aftershocks were string, too● About the tsunami which was caused by the earthquake
  2. 2. There are many large earthquake in Chile● Chile had many large earthquakes in the past.● There are seven earthquakes. In 1906, 1922, 1928, 1939, 1943, 1960, 2010, they happed.● All of them were over magnitude of 8.● This slide is going to explain the earthquake in 2010.
  3. 3. About the earthquake in 2010● This earthquakes size was a magnitude of 8.8.● It took place 3:34 p.m on February 27th.● This is the second- largest earthquake in Chile and was the fifth in the world when it happened.
  4. 4. The damage of this earthquake● It killed at least 214 people in central Chile.● The buildings including apartments, bridges and roads were broken.● The lifeline were cut. Also, people cannot use their phones.
  5. 5. The damages of other countries● Chiles earthquake had an effect on other countries due to its largeness.● The government of New Zealand, Hawaii, and Tahiti warned people who lives in coastal area to shelter with high place like a brae.● But the tsunami in Hawaii didnt bring down damage because its height was under 1 meter.● Polynesia which is an east island in Oceania was struck by the tsunami 1.8 meters high.
  6. 6. The damage of the second accident● In Santiago which is the Chiles capital, the buildings collapse killed 13 people.● There was a fire at chemical plant.● The Santiago international airport has been closed for 72 hours.
  7. 7. Aftershocks were strong, too● After the main shock in Chile, aftershocks happened at least 326 times.● In addition, there were 16 aftershocks over a magnitude of 6.● The largest One of them was a magnitude of 6.9.
  8. 8. About the tsunami which was caused by the earthquake● When the earthquake had happened, the tsunami caused.● Many countries were struck by this tsunami. For example, Hawaii, Japan, Philippines.● Why did the wave reach far countries like Japan from Chile? Because there was no continent which could prevent the wave from moving.● The tsunami killed 5 people in the Juan Fernandez islands group.

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