Saturday, 27 February 2010

Earthquake in Chile

Terrible news today of the massive 'quake in Chile earlier. It is roperted to have killed dozens of people, flattened buildings and triggered a tsunami.
The 8.8-magnitude quake, the country’s largest in 25 years, shook the capital city Santiago for a minute and half at 3:34am (6:34am our time) today.
A tsunami warning has been extended across 53 countries, including most of Central and South America and as far as Australia, Hawaii and Antarctica.

Some articles here for S2 to read as well as S5 Int 1 and Int 2 who are ready to start the Environmental Hazrads "back up" unit next week on this topic.Links here
Sky new article with videos
BBC site
Guardian newpaper
List of the biggest eartquakes ever
Times newspaper
The Sun newpaper
The Mirror
Daily Mail newspaper

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