January 12, 2010:  7.0 earthquake hits Haiti

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti at 4:54 pm local time.   The epicenter was in Léogâne, 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince.   More than 50 aftershocks of 4.5 magnitude or greater have hit the region in the following two weeks.

For more information about Haiti and the quake, please visit Wikipedia. 



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