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