WorldHaiti Earthquake: 7.2 magnitude earthquake threatens massive damage, tsunami alert issued

Haiti Earthquake: 7.2 magnitude earthquake threatens massive damage, tsunami alert issued


Own report: Back to the horrible memories of eleven years ago. Haiti, a country near the Caribbean islands, was shaken by a devastating earthquake. Its intensity is 6.2 on the Richter scale. Many lives are at stake. Tsunami warning issued.

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook Haiti on Saturday morning (5:30 pm Indian time). It is felt in the western part of the country.

It is learned that the 6.2 magnitude (7.2 magnitude) quake caused multiple houses to collapse in an instant. The road disappeared from sight. Although it is not yet clear, many people are feared to be trapped under the rubble. The death toll was unknown. Tsunami warning issued.

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The US Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was 160 kilometers west of Port-au-Prince; The center is 10 km deep in the ground. However, the quake was felt not only in the western part of the country but also across the country. The Haitian government has said the quake caused extensive damage. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

The head of the country’s civil security department said he was sure there were casualties. However, the exact number is not yet known. Attempts are being made to gather information. He also said that the rescue operation will be carried out quickly.

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