Haiti earthquake Update, Hour Zero
January 13, 2010 Update
MASS DEVASTATION EXPECTED...
As evening news channels roll tape, reporters scramble for footage of the mass devastation overtaking the Haitian region.
Coming from twitter accounts and public footage, thousands are reported dead and thousands upon thousands more left homeless after the largest recorded earthquake in hundreds of years hit near the city of Port-au-prince.
So far reported, the Haitian Presidential Palace and a University have been destroyed leaving thousands injured and dead.
Aid relief is needed for the area immediately!
Jan. 12/ 2010
A tsunami watch has been issued to all surrounding coast lines of Haiti after another quake boomed the earth this afternoon with a devastating 7.3 on the Richter Scale. Reported to have "struck about 10 miles southwest of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince" this was only the first large earthquake for the area to see. Another earthquake, located roughly thirty miles away, measured to almost a 6.
a tsunami threat exists to coasts within 100 kilometers from the epicenter, tsunami watches have been issued for Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic.
Full details on the earthquake are available at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010rja6.php
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