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2010 Haiti earthquake

Earthquakes

The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time on Tuesday, 12 January 2010.

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  • Background 

  • Geology 

  • Damage to infrastructure 

  • Conditions in the aftermath 

  • Casualties 

  • Early response 

  • Rescue and relief efforts 

  • Recovery 

  • In literature