Saturday, February 27, 2010

Massive Magnitude 8.5 Quake Hits Chile

Massive Magnitude 8.5 Quake Hits Chile - FOXNews.com

PLEASE PRAY FOR THOSE IN CHILE!!


BREAKING NEWS — A massive magnitude-8.5 earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile, early on Saturday, the USGS reported, shaking buildings and causing blackouts in parts of the capital of Santiago.



A tsunami warning was issued early on Saturday for Chile and Peru and a tsunami watch was issued for Ecuador, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported.

The center said: "An earthquake of this size has the potential to generate a destructive tsunami that can strike coastlines near the epicenter within minutes and more distant coastlines within hours.

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