Collapsed Building

Image: Collapsed Building

Detailed Description

This masonry office building in the downtown area of Concepcion, Chile collapsed as a result of the M 8.8 earthquake on Feb. 27, 2010. The construction of this building predates the establishment of strict building codes in Chile, put in place following the devastating earthquake of 1960.


Image Dimensions: 5616 x 3744

Location Taken: Concepcion, CL