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.

Details

Image Dimensions: 5616 x 3744

Location Taken: Concepcion, CL