What was the death toll of the 2010 Chile earthquake?
Factsheet Chile earthquake (08/03/2010)
|Number of fatalities (minimum estimate) 1||528|
|Number of injured (minimum estimate) 2||500|
|Total number of people affected in some way||2,000,000|
How many people died in the Chiles earthquake?
The event was named after the city most affected by the quake, Valdivia. The Valdivia earthquake left two million people homeless, injured at least 3,000, and killed approximately 1,655. The economic damage totaled $550 million (more than $4.8 billion, adjusted for 2020 inflation).
What was Chile biggest earthquake ever?
On May 22, 1960 a great Mw 9.5 earthquake, the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded, occurred off the coast of southern Chile. This earthquake generated a tsunami that was destructive not only along the coast of Chile, but also across the Pacific in Hawaii, Japan, and the Philippines.
How many people died in the 2015 Chile earthquake?
2015 Illapel earthquake
|USGS ShakeMap of the earthquake|
|UTC time||2015-09-16 22:54:32|
|Tsunami||Yes (4.5 m or 15 ft)|
|Aftershocks||31 of 6.0 Mw or higher, over 5,000 in total (as of June 2017)|
|Casualties||15 fatalities and 6 missing in Chile 1 fatality and minor injuries in Argentina|
Where was the largest earthquake in 2010?
2010 Haiti earthquake, large-scale earthquake that occurred January 12, 2010, on the West Indian island of Hispaniola, comprising the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Most severely affected was Haiti, occupying the western third of the island. An exact death toll proved elusive in the ensuing chaos.