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Earthquake in Chile

Thursday, 22 November 2007

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Chile
Date of Charter Activation:
22/11/2007 15:27 UTC
Charter Requestor:
SIFEM Argentina
Project Management:

Description of the event

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck Antofagasta on 14 November 2007 at 12:40 local time, followed by numerous aftershocks. The earthquake caused two deaths, hundreds of injuries and widespread damage, displacing about 16,000 people.