A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, shaking the capital of Santiago for 90 seconds and sending tsunami warnings from Chile to Ecuador.
…The quake in Chile was 1,000 times more powerful than the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that caused widespread damage in Haiti on Jan 12, killing at least 230,000, earthquake experts reported on CNN International.
Hawaii under a tsunami warning.
Please pray for the Chileans, and let’s get ready to send help to these people. I know this blog has readers all over the world. If any of you live in Chile, or otherwise in an area that experienced this quake, please tell us how you are and what you saw and felt.
UPDATE: Follow updates, as well as news of a potential tsunami hitting Hawaii, on The New York Times Chile earthquake blog.
UPDATE.2: Watch live video feed of Waikiki Beach, waiting on the tsunami.