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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 10:46am


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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 6:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 10:46am


GALLERY: Prayers for the Japanese dead 04-28-11

A woman reacts as she prays in front of a temporary burial place for victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, in the town of Watari, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan Thursday, April 28, 2011. Ceremonies were held Thursday on the 49th day after the disaster, a traditional Buddhist date to honor the dead. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

The Associated Press
Apr 28 2011 - 11:42am

Priests and ordinary citizens pray during ceremonies for the souls of the victims that died in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami at temples and sites around Japan, Thursday, April 28, 2011. Buddhist priests held ceremonies to mark the 49th day since Japan's massive tsunami, when many devout believe that victims' souls end their restless wandering in limbo.

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GALLERY: Japan earthquake one month later 04-11-11

Buddhist monks, Japan Self-Defense Force personnel firefighters and other relief workers observe a moment of silence on Monday, April 11, 2011, exactly one month after the devastating earthquake hit northeastern Japan, on "Hiyori Yama", or Weather Hill, in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture. Local fishermen used to climb the man-made hump and decide whether it was safe to fish. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Koichi Nakamura)

The Associated Press
Apr 11 2011 - 10:43am

People across Japan took a moment of silence on Monday, April 11, 2011, exactly one month after the devastating earthquake hit northeastern Japan.

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GALLERY: 7.4 quake off the East Coast of Japan - 04/07/11

Japan's Fukushima police officers, wearing suits to protect them from radiation, search for victims in Minami Soma, inside the deserted evacuation zone established for the 20 kilometer radius around the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex in northeastern Japan Thursday, April 7, 2011. Hundreds of Japanese police and soldiers were mobilized Thursday to begin their first major search operation inside the evacuation zone. (Hiro Komae/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Apr 7 2011 - 11:27am

7.4 quake off the coast of Japan hits amidst continuing relief efforts from the March 11 disaster.

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GALLERY: Update on crisis in Japan - March 22, 2011

Debris from tsunami-stricken houses are removed from a bridge by heavy equipment in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, Tuesday, March 22, 2011. The March 11 earthquake triggered tsunami which devastated a vast area of northeastern Pacific coast of Japan. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Mar 22 2011 - 10:58am

Photos of the ongoing cleanup and relief efforts in Japan.

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GALLERY: Life among the ruins 03-16-11

Braving in snow an elderly woman carries water bottles on her bicycle Wednesday, March 16, 2011 in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, five days after an earthquake and a tsunami devastated northeastern coastal towns in Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

The Associated Press
Mar 16 2011 - 2:04pm

Five days after an earthquake and a tsunami devastated northeastern coastal towns in Japan, the people struggle to survive among their shattered homes and villages.

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GALLERY: Nuclear crisis in Japan 03-16-11

Teams of government specialists at the emergency rescue headquarters frantically analyze data from the leaked radiation from the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged by last week's major earthquake and following tsunami, Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Fukushima city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

The Associated Press
Mar 16 2011 - 10:43am

Japan ordered emergency workers to withdraw from its stricken nuclear plant Wednesday, March 16, 2011 amid a surge in radiation, temporarily suspending efforts to cool the overheating reactors. The nuclear crisis has triggered international alarm and partly overshadowed the human tragedy caused by Friday's earthquake and the subsequent tsunami.

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GALLERY: Japan disaster Day 5 - March 15, 2011

A baby is checked for radiation exposure level in Nihonmatsu in Fukushima prefecture (state) Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following a third explosion at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power complex Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Mar 15 2011 - 2:29pm

Relief efforts continue for a decimated Japan.

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