The Quake, Chile/PVH
56 images Created 29 Mar 2010
February 27th 2010, 3:37 am: An 8.9 Righter magnitude earthquake stroke south central Chile. At 3:45 am the first of three 15 meters high sea waves wiped cities, fishermen coves and holiday resorts. After the quake and tsunami followed a Communications crack down, roads and houses turned apart and about 500 people dead or disappeared and 17.000 displaced. Even though major destruction and millions to be spend on rebuilding, Chile`s quake and tsunami culture prevented heavy human loses. These pictures were taken 5 days after the tragedy as services and people struggle to return to normal.