Reported, well everywhere, a massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile has sent a tsunami towards Hawaii and other areas of the Pacific. FOXNews:
President Michele Bachelet declared a state of catastrophe in central Chile after a massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday.Updates as details are published.
The most powerful quake to hit the country in a half century cut electricity, water and phone lines to many areas, meaning there was no word of death or damage from many outlying areas.
A tsunami set off by the quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean -- roughly a quarter of the globe. Warnings were issued over a wide area, including South America, Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand, Japan, the Philippines, Russia and many Pacific islands.