Details of Disaster Information


Chile : Earthquake : 2007/11/14
GLIDE: EQ-2007-000207-CHL  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/11/14
Country
   or
District
Chile
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful earthquake hit mineral-rich northern Chile on 14 November, 2007. Two people were confirmed dead and 117 were injured in the magnitude 7.7 quake.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • 2007/11/14 CNN.com
    "There are more than a thousand, 1,200 houses, at least, that were totally flattened, and others in bad shape," said the Mayor of Tocopilla, north of Santiago, is about 35 km (21 miles) from the quake's epicenter.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/14
    Chile authorities discount tsunami risk after quake
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/14
    A powerful earthquake hit mineral-rich northern Chile on 14 November, 2007. Two people were confirmed dead and 117 were injured in the magnitude 7.7 quake.
Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Two people killed, at least 45 injured and buildings damaged (VIII) at Tocopilla. Twenty people injured and some buildings damaged (VII) at Maria Elena. Buildings damaged (VII) at Antofagasta and Calama. Power and telephone outages occurred in several cities in northern Peru.