‘Catastrophic quake’ rocks Haiti + 1000s feared dead as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Haiti


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Al Jazeera English
January 13, 2010

The Caribbean nation of Haiti has been hit by its strongest earthquake in 200 years, causing what is being described as “a catastrophe of major proportions”.


via Al Jazeera English – Americas – ‘Catastrophic quake’ rocks Haiti


100s feared dead as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Haiti

12 Jan 2010

Hundreds of people are feared dead after a massive earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince at 2153 GMT on Tuesday.

A tsunami alert was immediately issued for the Caribbean region, including Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and the Bahamas, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

via 100s feared dead as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Haiti


Worst earthquake in history of Haiti shakes the area

Published 13 January, 2010, 04:10
Edited 13 January, 2010, 08:33

Haiti has been shaken by a powerful earthquake – the largest in the history of the region. Buildings have been destroyed and dozens of people are feared dead in the capital Port-au-Prince.

The 7.0 earthquake has damaged communications, so there were no immediate reports of casualties after the quake. Two strong aftershocks followed shortly after.




Thousands Feared Dead In Haiti After Most Powerful Earthquake Region’s History

January 12, 2010 CNN


Haitian National Palace Completely Flattened

PRIDESOFHAITI January 12, 2010



6 thoughts on “‘Catastrophic quake’ rocks Haiti + 1000s feared dead as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Haiti

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  5. Oh, I feel so sad at this terrible disaster. 7.0! Gosh, I can’t imagine. My heart goes out to the people of Haiti. I will light a candle for the people who have died.

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