'American Idol's' Elliott Yamin tweets from Chile during earthquake: 'I swear I thought this was the end of my life!!!!!'

elliott-yamin-chile-earthquake-twitter.jpgA massive earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 hit off the coast of Chile early Saturday morning (Feb. 27). And "American Idol" season 5 finalist Elliott Yamin was tweeting from the country during the horrible disaster.

The "Idol" contender first tweeted: "Huge earthquake just now in Chile!!....I swear I thought this was the end of my life!!!!!"