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Chile after the tsunami

2010-03-03 09:00:10 GMT2010-03-03 17:00:10 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on March 2 shows properties left behind by local people in Chilean town of Constitución, which was hit by a quake-triggered tsunami. In less than 30 minutes after the 8.8-magnitude devastating earthquake, a tsunami hit the small town 45 km south of Santiago, capital of Chile on Feb. 27. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Photo taken on March 2 shows a shoe left behind by local people after a quake-triggered tsunami swept across Constitución in southern Chile on Feb. 27, 2010. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Photo taken on March 2 shows a car wreck after a quake-triggered tsunami swept across Constitución in southern Chile on Feb. 27, 2010. (Xinhua/song Weiwei)

Photo shows a crab rushed ashore after a tsunami sweeps Constitución, a town 450 km south of Chilean capital Santiago on March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Photo shows fish rushed ashore after a tsunami sweeps Constitución, a town 450 km south of Chilean capital Santiago on March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

In less than 30 minutes after the 8.8-magnitude devastating earthquake, a tsunami hit the small town 45 km south of Santiago, capital of Chile on Feb. 27.

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