Maule (Bio-Bio) Chile 2010 (ERNAL)
The Mw 8.8 Maule (Bio-Bio) earthquake occurred in the Valparaiso-Concepcion-Temuco area, Chile, at 06:34 UTC (03:34 a.m., local time) on 27 February 2010. In addition to strong ground shaking, the earthquake resulted in tsunami. At least 521 people were killed, 56 missing, about 12,000 injured, at least 370,000 houses, 4,013 schools, 79 hospitals and 4,200 boats damaged or destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami in the Valparaiso-Concepcion-Temuco area. At least 2 million people affected in Araucania, Bio-Bio, Maule, O'Higgins, Region Metropolitana and Valparaiso. The total economic loss in Chile was estimated at 30 billion US dollars.
It refers to people affected. Actual homeless may be around 800,000 (CAT-DAT, 2010 review).
Including the insured losses.
Insured. It refers to business interruption losses to various facilities (2 fisheries, 1 winery, 3 ports, 1 airport, 1 telecom company, 1 paper industry, 2 power plants, 1 steel production plant, 1 commercial mall and 2 motorways). The direct loss to these 15 facilities was 950 million US$.
Same estimation by Munich Re.
According with the estimation of the Chilean Construction Association (Cámara Chilena de la Construcción), based on the building stock between the years 1985 and 2009 in the Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, IX and Metropolitan. Document: “30 PROPUESTAS RELATIVAS AL TERREMOTO 27 DE FEBRERO 2010. COMISIÓN PROVISORIA TERREMOTO 2010 INSTITUTO DE LA CONSTRUCCIÓN 29 DE MARZO DE 2010”