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Photos Show Major Earthquake Destruction In Chile

  • by: Alan Duke

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The Chilean Air Force released several photos taken by aircraft flying over the Coquimbo region a day after an 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck the coastal area. Although the destruction appears in some areas as severe as the 2011 Japan quake that killed nearly 16,000 people, the death toll in Chile was 12.

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A 16-foot tsunami wave hot the shore, but one million residents had already been evacuated.

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