Earthquake shakes Chile
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake has struck Chile, with no immediate reports of damage or injury. An 8.8-magnitude quake in 2010 killed more than 500 people and grounded this fishing boat. Repairs from that quake have cost nearly $30 billion and left many homeless.
February 27th, 2011
09:04 PM ET

Earthquake shakes Chile

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Sunday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was centered 23 miles south of Concepcion, in southern Chile.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake, which struck at a depth of 10 miles, occurred on the one-year anniversary of an 8.8-magnitude temblor that killed 521 people and left thousands homeless in the South American nation.

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  1. RUFFNUTT

    6.00 is weak... i still would like to see a big one... a real big one..

    February 27, 2011 at 9:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      and im talking about a earthquake you pervs

      February 27, 2011 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • ed

      BREAKING NEWS: Magnitude 4.7 quake shakes Arkansas, epicenter 6 km (4 miles) NE (46°) from Greenbrier.

      February 28, 2011 at 1:24 am | Report abuse |
  2. siro

    Move to a major fault line

    February 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  3. RUFFNUTT

    i live in missouri... supposedly a real real big fault line runs thru the middle of it.. but i've never even felt a shimmy...

    i think we had one a few years ago but i was aslleep at the time and missed it..

    i also want to see a tornado but they always seem to go around me.. even tho i live in a trailer park..

    February 27, 2011 at 10:25 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Her-maph-ra-dite-tees (Mytological Greek God/Godess of unnatural perversion and pleasures)

    the oracle of delphi has spoken : the earth it self shall quake a terrible tremor for 3 1/2 times (3 1/2 yrs) until the mountains of Man fall themselves and the stars of the heavens shall fall .......... In the days of those kings until the tyrant of the far east shall make himself known........ And RUFFNUTT if u want I can show U the BIG one ...........as yours is but a twig in size.... The oracle has spoken .... As it shall come to pass.......

    February 27, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      ATLEAST... i got a twig... lol.. and no i dont want to see a big giant fish hole..

      February 27, 2011 at 10:49 pm | Report abuse |
  5. RUFFNUTT

    dont make me get 'elf thumper 2 ' out..

    February 27, 2011 at 11:43 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Her-maph-ra-dite-tees (Mytological Greek God/Godess of unnatural perversion and pleasures)

    @ruffnutts your little thump toy is for boys ....... You're not a boy are you r-nutt ?? I thought you were a man who has curiousity in his heart – with lustful intentions so as to gaze upon me and to take me to the rivers flowing with unlimited physical pleasures ............ From an endless river whose waters burns of lust..............

    February 28, 2011 at 12:24 am | Report abuse |
  7. Breezy Babii

    Yall r so childish nd realli need to shut up.!!! Those earthquakes nd tornados r serious nd u shudnt mak fun of thm im truly affended!!!!!!!!!!!!

    February 28, 2011 at 12:46 am | Report abuse |
  8. Her-maph-ra-dite-tees (Mytological Greek God/Godess of unnatural perversion and pleasures)

    @brezz babii you really should learn to spell better – it just doe'nt look good on your part ........ Now go back to the ugly-rock that you crawled out from under and mind your own business and dont take life so personal OK Sweetie ....now run along......

    February 28, 2011 at 12:57 am | Report abuse |
  9. Pushing my Yugo

    I'm bored. What else is on?

    February 28, 2011 at 1:35 am | Report abuse |
  10. raven

    That which is me thinks that which is her did watcheth too much Xena the Warrior Princess .

    February 28, 2011 at 3:11 am | Report abuse |
  11. Hmmm

    Mmmmm Hmmmm!

    February 28, 2011 at 8:17 am | Report abuse |
  12. banasy

    To anyone who wants to fukk pls post it I also sukk dikk

    February 28, 2011 at 8:41 am | Report abuse |
  13. banasy

    Hmmmm thank you for last night it was very nice to fukk with you

    February 28, 2011 at 8:43 am | Report abuse |
  14. Troy

    That picture is very misleading. Why would you show a picture of damage from an earthquake a year ago directly under a headline that reads "Earthquake shakes Chile"? When there's an 3.0 earthquake in the bay area, are you going to have a picture of the collapsed Nimitz bridge to make us think it was a major quake?

    March 28, 2011 at 5:59 pm | Report abuse |