Daily Archives: February 27th, 2010

8.8 Earthquake in Chile

-Saturday, 27 February, 2010:

A Major Earthquake has been reported as occurring in Chile. Overnight reports have been coming in that the epicentre was near Concepcion, Chile, possibly off shore, and that a possible Tsunami might be expected to effect Peru and Chile. One forecast suggested that a Tsunami as high as three meters might reach Hawaii.

First reports indicate that 6 persons are known to have died as a result of the earthquake.

—————Jim

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Gasoline Prices Update

-Saturday, early morning, 27 February. 2010:

Gas prices at Self-Serve stations all over town are up around 96.7 with Petro Canada being at 96.9 (cents per liter).

The Full service stations are at 97.2 (McEwen) and 97.5 (Stinson)

—————Jim