Powerful Earthquake and Tsunami in Chile Claimed the Lives of Two People
02 april 2014, 13:03 1127 views













Earthquake of magnitude 8.2 occurred on Wednesday night at the Chilean Pacific coast. Thereafter, the coast of South America was hit by the tsunami, wave height which in some areas exceeded two meters.

Earlier, the authorities announced the evacuation of the population in some coastal areas of Chile and Peru. In Arica evacuation was difficult due to the huge amount of cars that left the city and created traffic jams. In the Chilean province of the same name were recorded power failure, landslides and minor damages.