2010 Chile earthquake

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Depiction of relation 418723 showing primary (8.8) and six strong aftershock (>6.0) epicentres for the 2010 Chile earthquake. See also relation 418723.
Depiction of relation 531945 showing primary (6.9) and two strong aftershock (>6.0) epicentres for the 2010 Pichilemu earthquake. See also relation 531945.

The 2010 Chile earthquake occurred off the coast of the Maule Region of Chile, on February 27, 2010, at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), rating a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale and lasting about three minutes. The cities experiencing the strongest shaking — IX (Ruinous) on the Mercalli intensity scale — were Talcahuano, Arauco, Lota, Chiguayante, Cañete, Talca, Concepción, and San Antonio. The earthquake was felt in the capital Santiago at Mercalli intensity scale VIII (Destructive).

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2010 Pichilemu earthquake

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred on March 11, 2010, 40 kilometers southwest from Pichilemu, O'Higgins Region, Chile. (...) The place most affected by the earthquake was Pichilemu, the epicentre of the earthquake. It destroyed Ross Park, most of the Ross Casino and many houses in Espinillo and Rodeíllo.

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