Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Chile quake may have shortened days on Earth

Yahoo News reports that the huge earthquake that struck Chile may have changed the Earth’s rotation, and shortened the length of our days. 

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Thousands evacuating Japan ahead of tsunami

Hawaii “dodged a bullet” when the Chile quake-created tsunami didn’t materialize, but Japan is bracing for a possible impact.

Hawaiian tsunami warning cancelled

The coast is clear. And that is sound advice down there, you betcha.

Raw YouTube video of Chilean quake

Ustream feed from Waikiki Beach

Hawaii is dealing with a tsunami warning as a result of the massive Chilean quake. This is a Ustream feed from an apartment balcony. Click here for live video from the local CBS affiliate.

President Obama on Chile quake

Support disaster relief in Chile

A link on the Google front door is up, with info on the Chilean situation. “On February 27, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile. Join recovery efforts mobilizing around the world to assist earthquake victims. Your donation will help disaster victims rebuild their lives and their communities.”

Massive quake rocks Chile

A magnitude 8.8 earthquake has struck Chili. A tsunami wave as high as 9 feet has been recorded. The death toll is 147 so far. A comprehensive list of links is here. Here’s the latest on a potential Hawaiian impact. Tsunami arrival times for the US West Coast are here.