Hawaii sounds tsunami warning sirens
HONOLULU — Sirens across Hawaii are blaring a warning to tourists and residents of a potential tsunami.
Samoa issued alert to begin evacuations
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — Authorities on the Pacific islands of American Samoa and Samoa are urging their citizens to take shelter from the tsunami headed their way that was generated by the massive Chilean earthquake.
US offers help to Chile
WASHINGTON — The U.S. pledged to help Chile after a powerful earthquake struck Saturday and kept watch on a tsunami heading for Hawaii.
Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific
SANTIAGO - Chilean authorities reported that at least 76 people had been killed in an 8.8-point earthquake that also inflicted major damage on the South American country early Saturday.
Asia braces for tsunami after Chile quake
TOKYO — Wide swaths of the south Pacific, Asia and Australia braced for a tsunami after a devastating earthquake hit the coast of Chile on Saturday.
Hawaii under tsunami warning
EWA BEACH, Hawaii — Hawaii braced Saturday for a potentially damaging tsunami, after a massive earthquake off Chile sent waves across the Pacific Ocean.
Santiago, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in a powerful earthquake which struck Chile Saturday has risen to 47, the country’s President Michelle Bachelet said.
The world’s strongest earthquakes
Here is a list of earthquakes that registered at least magnitude 8.6.
8.8-magnitude earthquake hits central Chile