Showing posts with label Chile. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chile. Show all posts

Thursday, September 24, 2015

China offers aid to quake-hit Chile

The Chinese government has decided to provide 300,000 U.S. dollars in humanitarian aid to help disaster relief work in quake-hit Chile, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Series of strong aftershocks strike Chile

Massive aftershocks were felt in Chile on Monday after an 8.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country on the evening of Sept. 16.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Fiji issues tsunami advisory after Chile quake

Fiji on Thursday issued a tsunami advisory after a powerful 8.3-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Chile, advising coastal dwellers of the possibility of tsunami waves.

Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake 8.3-magnitude

A powerful earthquake has hit central Chile, causing buildings to sway in the capital Santiago, officials say.
The 8.3-magnitude tremor was centred off the coast, about 144 miles (232km) north-west of the capital.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Scientist Discover At Least 20 Dead Sei Whales Washed Up Along Coast of Chile

A group of foreign scientists discovered at least 20 dead sei whales beached along Chile’s southern coast on the Gulf of Penas and reported them to the National Fisheries Service.

A statement from Chilean officials on Friday said there were around 20 whales, while the scientists said they counted more than 30.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

El volcán Calbuco sigue "inestable" y afirman que continuará la erupción de cenizas

La actividad en el volcán Calbuco se mantiene “inestable” por lo que se estima que continuarán las erupciones, principalmente de cenizas, informó hoy el Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Sernaageomin) de Chile.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Thousands evacuate after Chile volcano erupts. Authorities issue red alert...

Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano has erupted for the second time in a day, after being dormant for nearly half a century, officials said.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Η πιο άνυδρη περιοχή του πλανήτη «πνίγηκε» από τις βροχές

Η περιοχή Ατακάμα της βόρειας Χιλής, όπου βρίσκεται η πλέον άνυδρη έρημος του πλανήτη, έχει κατακλυστεί από νερά μετά τις καταρρακτώδεις βροχές που στοίχισαν τη ζωή σε τουλάχιστον 7 ανθρώπους, ενώ πάνω από 20 αγνοούνται.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Video: Chilenos inventan un dispositivo que transforma el aire en agua

 Un grupo de ingenieros y diseñadores de Chile ha creado un pequeño dispositivo que transforma el aire en agua, un invento que, según ellos, permitirá "democratizar el agua".

Thursday, April 03, 2014

A strong 7.8-magnitude aftershock and an earlier 6.4-magnitude rocked Chile’s northern coast today (April 3)

SANTIAGO — A strong 7.8-magnitude aftershock and an earlier 6.4-magnitude rocked Chile’s northern coast today (April 3) even as Chilean authorities assessed the damage from a massive earthquake that struck off the northern coast on Tuesday. There are no immediate reports of new damage or injuries from today’s aftershocks.

Tuesday’s 8.2 magnitude quake that shook northern Chile on Tuesday killed six people and triggered a tsunami with 2m waves.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Σεισμός 6,8 Ρίχτερ στη Χιλή / M 6.5 - OFF COAST OF AISEN, CHILE - 2013-05-20 09:49:04 UTC

Σεισμική δόνηση 6,8 βαθμών σημειώθηκε στα ανοικτά της Χιλής σήμερα, όπως ανακοίνωσε το γεωλογικό ινστιτούτο των ΗΠΑ (USGS).
Ωστόσο, οι αρχές της χώρας ανέφεραν ότι δεν θεωρούν ότι υπάρχει κίνδυνος ο σεισμός να προκάλεσε τσουνάμι.

Ο σεισμός σημειώθηκε 400 μίλια (640 χλμ.) δυτικά του Πουέρτο Αϊσέν, σε βάθος 9,9 χλμ., σύμφωνα με το αμερικανικό ινστιτούτο. Ο σεισμός, κατά την ίδια πηγή, σημειώθηκε στις 05:49 ώρα Χιλής (12:43 ώρα Ελλάδας).

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Volcano alert on Chile-Argentina border

Low-level alert issued after Copahue Volcano began spewing ash, but officials say no need yet to evacuate people.
Southern Chile's Copahue Volcano has begun spewing plumes of ash skyward, prompting authorities there and in neighbouring Argentina to issue a low-level alert.
The 2,965-metre-high Copahue volcano, which straddles in Argentina's Neuquen province and Chile's Biobio region, began belching ash and gas early on Saturday, but officials said on Sunday it's still in an early eruption stage.

EL News