Quake Slams Haiti; Thousands Feared Dead

A major earthquake struck just off the coast of Haiti late this afternoon, causing extensive damage in the capital of Port-au-Prince. One aid worker said, "There must be thousands of people dead." The quake had a magnitude of 7.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and was centered just 10 miles from Port-au-Prince. The center was also relatively shallow, less than 10 miles below ground, increasing the risk of damage. Karel Zelenka, a Catholic Relief Services representative in...Full Story
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