Chile 8.8 Earthquake
If the earthquake in Haiti wasn’t bad enough there has been another massive earthquake, this time in Chile. The earthquake that read 8.8 magnitude on the Richter scale. At least 85 people have been reported dead.
Details have been sparse, and there is no word on the effect the quakes have had on Concepcion, the second largest city in Chile. Concepcion was the largest city near the epicenter of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake.
There are reports coming in that buildings have sustained damage more than 200 miles away in the capital of Chile, Santiago. The photo was taken of the countries capitol showing some of the damage the tremors caused. Reports also have been talking about the aftershocks causing additional damage. If this isn’t enough a tsunami is threatening the coastal regions of the country.
Image source: blog.foreignpolicy.com
Here is some raw footage of the city taken shortly after the tectonic plats shifted.
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