Chile’s Copper Mining Region Hit By 6.2 Quake

Wallace Witkowski MarketWatch Pulse FoxBusiness.com 3/26/2010

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the copper mining region of Chile on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck Chile’s Atacama region at 10:52 local and Eastern Time at a depth of about 22 miles and about 375 miles north of Santiago. There were no immediate […]

Worried About ‘Climate Change’? Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth

Space.com 3/2/2010

The massive 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile may have changed the entire Earth’s rotation and shortened the length of days on our planet, a NASA scientist said Monday.

The quake, the seventh strongest earthquake in recorded history, hit Chile Saturday and should have shortened the length of an Earth day by 1.26 milliseconds, […]

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