Saturday, February 27, 2010

Silvana, Constanza, y Theresa, estan en mis pensamientos

Pido a dios que sobrevivieren el terremoto. Ses falto.

Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

This quake was 1000 times more powerful than then the recent earthquake in Haiti.

RE: Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

A devastating earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean — roughly a quarter of the globe.

Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma said the most powerful quake to hit the country in a half-century killed at least 82 people, but the death toll was rising quickly.

In the town of Talca, just 65 miles (105 kilometers) from the epicenter, Associated Press journalist Roberto Candia said it felt as if a giant had grabbed him and shaken him.

The town's historic center, filled with buildings of adobe mud and straw, largely collapsed, though most of those were businesses that were not inhabited during the 3:34 a.m. (1:34 a.m. EST, 0634 GMT) quake. Neighbors pulled at least five people from the rubble while emergency workers, themselves disoriented, asked for information from reporters.

Many roads were destroyed, and electricity, water and phone lines were cut to many areas — meaning there was no word of death or damage from many outlying areas...

Sunday, February 21, 2010

About this blog...

I decided to narrow down the purpose of my main blog and branch out to this blog for the expression of more general thoughts.