TV News LIES

Thursday, Jun 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Pinera assumes Chile presidency amid strong quakes

Pinera assumes Chile presidency amid strong quakes

E-mail Print PDF

The strongest aftershock since Chile's devastating earthquake rocked the South American country Thursday as President Sebastian Pinera was sworn into office.The 7.2-magnitude aftershock was stronger than the quake that destroyed the Haitian capital on Jan. 12.

There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries but the temblor - and at least three other aftershocks - strongly swayed buildings - shook windows and provoked nervous smiles among the dignitaries attending Pinera's inauguration at the congressional building in coastal Valparaiso.

The biggest aftershock happened along the same fault zone as Chile's magnitude-8.8 quake on Feb. 27, said geophysicist Don Blakeman at the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colorado.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Israeli airline can't make women move seats for religious reasons, court rules

Israeli court rules against reseating womenAs an 82-year-old Holocaust survivor and a former lawyer, Renee Rabinowitz might seem an unlikely figurehead...

Deadly car bomb hits Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah

Car bomb hits Afghan bankAt least 29 people have been killed after a car bomb exploded outside a bank in...

After London fire, 600 tower blocks thought to have similar cladding

600 London builidngs have same classingAn estimated 600 high-rise buildings in England contain cladding similar to that used on a London...

Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince And Names 31-Year-Old Son As New Heir

New Heir to Saudi throne namedSaudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has changed his pick for a successor, naming...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!