2010 Chile yirdquauk

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2010 Chile yirdquauk
Collapsed biggin in Concepción.
Epicenter o the 2010 Chile yirdquauk
Date 27 Februar 2010 (2010-02-27)[1]
Oreegin time 03:34 CST (UTC-03:00)
Magnitude 8.8 Mw
Depth 35 kilometres (22 mi)[2] or 30.1 kilometres (19 mi)[1]
Epicentre 35°54′32″S 72°43′59″W / 35.909°S 72.733°W / -35.909; -72.733Coordinates: 35°54′32″S 72°43′59″W / 35.909°S 72.733°W / -35.909; -72.733[2] or 36°17′24″S 73°14′20″W / 36.290°S 73.239°W / -36.290; -73.239[1]
Teep Megathrust
Auries affectit Chile
Max. intensity MM VIII[3] or MM IX[1]
Peak acceleration 0.65 g
Tsunami Yes
Casualties 525 deid, 25 missin.[4]

The 2010 Chile yirdquauk (Spaingie: Terremoto del 27F) occurred off the coast o central Chile on Saturday, 27 Februar at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), haein a magnitude o 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, wi intense shakin lastin for aboot three minutes.[5][1][2][6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Informe de sismo sensible (in Spanish), Servicio Sismológico, Universidad de Chile, 27 February 2010, sismologia.cl, retrieved 20 January 2013 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "USGS Earthquake Details". United States Geological Survey. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  3. "PAGER–M 8.8–OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE". Earthquake.usgs.gov. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2 March 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  4. Subsecretaría del Interior de Chile (31 January 2011). «Informe final de fallecidos y desaparecidos por comuna» Archived 14 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. "Reuters earthquake report". Reuters. 10 June 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 February 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  6. "Science Highlights 2010 – UNAVCO Event Response – Mw=8.8 Chile Earthquake Feb. 27, 2010". UNAVCO. Retrieved 23 March 2011.