-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.