Nature:Valdivia Earthquake 1960

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Nature:Valdivia Earthquake 1960 Gender: N/A
born on 22 May 1960 at 15:11 (= 3:11 PM )
Place near Concepcion, Chile, 38s14, 73w03
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
Timed official source
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°40' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 01°08 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 08°26'

Nature:Valdivia Earthquake 1960 (Buonasera)
photo: Buonasera, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Chilean earthquake, the largest one in the world, measuring 9. 5 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake killed more than 2,000 people and injured more than 3,000 more. More than 2,000,000 people were left homeless and millions of dollars of damages were incurred, $550 million in southern Chile alone. A subsequent tsunami caused additional deaths and damage in Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines and to the west coast of the continental US.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Paul Yancey quotes USGS.


  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters