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7.0 Earthquake, Aftershocks Rip Through Haiti

January 12, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
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A 7.0 earthquake tore through the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on Tuesday. The quake, which struck just 14 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, is the largest recorded in the area. An earthquake expert from the U.S. Geological Survey and a worker for an aid group in Haiti who felt the quake offer their insight.