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.