Quake in Chile, ripples in Asia
A massive earthquake rattled Chile early Saturday, killing 120 people, producing powerful aftershocks and triggering a tsunami, emerging reports indicate. The death toll is expected to go high.
Image: People gather on a Santiago street after the quake ravaged the city.
Alert on US West Coast
Dreaded tsunami waves, television and agency reports say, are likely to hit Asian, Australian and New Zealand shores within 24 hours of the earthquake. The West Coast of the US too was alerted.
Image: A municipal worker clears rubble from a street in Santiago after the quake.
Alert sounded in Pacific Rim
Image: Images of massive destruction
Juan Fernandez too affected
Image: A man clears rubble after the quake in Santiago.
Death toll could go up
Image: Image by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Centre