North Face Founder Douglas Tompkins Killed While Kayaking In PatagoniaDouglas Tompkins, co-founder of The North Face and Esprit clothing companies, was killed while kayaking in Patagonia.
Massive Chile Earthquake Kills At Least 8; Tsunami Floods TownsA major earthquake just offshore rattled Chileans, killing five people and shaking the Earth so strongly the tremor was felt in places across South America. Authorities worked into the early hours Thursday assessing damage in several coastal towns that saw flooding from small tsunami waves set off by the quake.
Hawaii Under Tsunami Advisory After 8.3 Quake In Chile, Downgraded From AlertHawaii is under a tsunami advisory after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of north Chile.
Deep Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; No Damage ReportedThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.
6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic RidgeThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.
Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes ChileThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck in northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.
6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern ChileThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.
Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Ocean Off Central ChileThe tremor struck at 11:27 a.m. Pacific time along the Nazaca Plate. An initial report suggests it hit at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Impressive Lava-Spewing Images From Chile's Villarica Volcano EruptionOne of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
Powerful, Deep 6.7 Earthquake Rattles Northern Argentina, Near Chile-Bolivia BorderThe U.S. Geological Survey says three earthquakes, with the largest measuring in at 6.7, have struck in the same fault zone over the last 12 hours rattling Chile, Argentina and Bolivia.
Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Central ArgentinaThe U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck central Argentina.
Chile Warned Of Tsunami After Magnitude 6 Quake Strikes South Pacific Near Easter IslandA strong earthquake far off the coast of Chile has prompted authorities to warn of a possible tsunami risk for South American towns along the Pacific.