At least six people have been killed after a huge earthquake struck the Chilean coast, causing buildings to collapse in the capital Santiago and triggering a tsunami. Skip related content


The quake, which measured 8.8 on the Richter scale, shook the city for about a minute and a half.

There were also power cuts in the capital, which is about 200 miles away from the quake's epicentre.

That was close to the town of Maule, and happened at a depth of 36.9 miles. ... http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20100227/...s-3fd0ae9.html