CNN.com updated its usage statistics for its coverage of the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile, citing data from Omniture SiteCatalyst for its Web site and Bango for CNN Mobile.
From 3 p.m. ET Tuesday-midnight Wednesday, CNN.com delivered 5.5 million live video streams and tallied109.4 million page views, and breaking news blog This Just In drew 5.9 million page views.
On Wednesday alone, the Web site delivered 4.6 million live video streams, its largest total to date in 2010 and a whopping 8,000 percent above its daily average over the past four weeks. CNN.com totaled 82.5 million page views globally, topping its daily four-week average by 52 percent and marking its highest single day since the site relaunched in October 2009. And This Just In totaled 4.6 million page views, setting a traffic mark and topping its daily four-week average by 540 percent.
As for CNN Mobile Wednesday, it drew more than 2.2 million visitors, up 32 percent versus its daily four-week average, and video streams were up 278 percent compared with the same average.