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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