Over 400 dead so far in Chile earthquake

As you should all know by now, yesterday, February 27th, at  3:34 am local time, a devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. According to Chilean authorities, over 400 people are now known to have been killed.

If you’re looking for pictures of the devastation head over to Boston.com, if you understand Spanish you can also get a Chilean news stream at Ustream.tv.

  • Chile’s local emergency numbers are 568 1290/ 568 1295

  • The U.S.State Department advises Americans seeking information on Chile earthquake to call 1-888-407-4747.

  • For a list of missing people head over to  http://tinyurl.com/ygrcyqq.

If you have a Twitter account please RT the following:

U.S.State Department advises Americans seeking information on #Chile earthquake to call 1-888-407-4747

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#CruzRoja Chilena-Santiago Tlf (2)7771448-7771216-Fax(2)7370270-(2)7776038-mail:comunicaciones@cruzroja.cl #chile #terremotoenchile

I was on messenger with a Chilean friend when he suddenly disconnected at the time of the earthquake, I didn’t know what had happened until saw it on TV hours later, I hope he’s alright.

My prayers go out to all the good people of Chile, let’s all pray the number of casualties don’t keep rising.

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