Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff First Posted: 02-27-10 10:19 AM | Updated: 02-27-10 11:55 AM
Early Saturday morning a devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile, setting off a tsunami which threatened a quarter of the globe. Scroll down for the latest updates. Follow the story live on our curated twitter lists here. Follow the latest tsunami updates and impacts here.. Watch Live video coverage here. Read the latest from the AP here.
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12:52 PM ET — Earthquake aftershock count. Chile hit by number 34.
12:50 PM ET — Earthquake data chart. An interesting look at the earthquake data, uploaded to flickr by Nick Bilton. See full size here.
* * * * * *11:55 AM ET — ‘The TV went flying’. AP speaks to an American tourist in Chile who describes the experience of being woken up by the quake.
11:50 AM ET — Aftershocks in Chile. US Geological Survey reports that the country was just hit by its 30th major aftershock, this one of a magnitude of 5.5.
11:40 AM ET — Video of the aftermath. Raw video from the AP in the wake of Saturday morning’s earthquake.
10:30 AM ET — Tsunami warnings in effect. The following countries have been listed:
CHILE / PERU / ECUADOR / COLOMBIA / ANTARCTICA / PANAMA /
COSTA RICA / NICARAGUA / PITCAIRN / HONDURAS / EL SALVADOR /
GUATEMALA / FR. POLYNESIA / MEXICO / COOK ISLANDS / KIRIBATI /
KERMADEC IS / NIUE / NEW ZEALAND / TONGA / AMERICAN SAMOA /
SAMOA / JARVIS IS. / WALLIS-FUTUNA / TOKELAU / FIJI /
AUSTRALIA / HAWAII / PALMYRA IS. / TUVALU / VANUATU /
HOWLAND-BAKER / NEW CALEDONIA / JOHNSTON IS. / SOLOMON IS. /
NAURU / MARSHALL IS. / MIDWAY IS. / KOSRAE / PAPUA NEW GUINEA /
POHNPEI / WAKE IS. / CHUUK / RUSSIA / MARCUS IS. / INDONESIA /
N. MARIANAS / GUAM / YAP / BELAU / JAPAN / PHILIPPINES /
Estimated arrival times in the US are here.