7.0 Earthquake Slams Haiti

12 01 2010

With The epicenter of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake lying just 15 Miles SW of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, the nation of Haiti is being slammed by the earthquake and its aftershocks, which range from magnitudes 6.0 to 5.0.

Details on this event still remain broken as the earthquake damaged much of Haiti’s communication and electrical lines, reports say.

The Haitian ambassador to the US has also reportedly sought aid from the US due to this event.

Sources:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010rja6.php

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: