Earthquake in Chile causes the earth to shift on its axis

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    Scientists at NASA say the earthquake in Chile caused the earth's axis to shift, which in turn shortened the earth’s day by 1.26 microseconds. NASA also stated that after the Indonesia tsunami in 2004, the Earth’s days were shortened by 6.8 microseconds.

    NASA says the earthquake in Chile changed the Earth?s axis
     
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    Copahue volcano evacuation order in Chile...
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    Chile volcano: Evacuation order for Copahue area
    27 May 2013 - The authorities in Chile have ordered the evacuation of more than 2,000 people living near the Copahue volcano in the south of the country.
     

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