The consequences of a powerful earthquake in Chile

Off the coast of Chile earthquake of magnitude 7.6 with the epicenter in 67 km North-West of the town of Melinka in aisén province.

Tremors were felt in the provinces in the areas of Aisen-del-General-Carlos-Ibanez-del-Campo, Bio-Bio, araucanía, Los ríos and Los Lagos. It was announced a tsunami warning and coastal residents were evacuated to the hills.

The tsunami came in, but the height of the waves were small and a tsunami alert was cancelled. Seriously damaged road infrastructure, many buildings were damaged. The earthquake damaged the roads in several areas were observed interruptions. The houses shook the walls, rattled dishes, from the shelves got things.