Ecology, Energy, Economy

Most Violent Earthquake In A Century

Posted on | January 20, 2010 | Comments Off

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by the most violent earthquake in a century. Michael Blanpied, associate coordinator for the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, answers questions about the earthquake, its severe shaking, and the possibility of additional hazards, such as landslides and a tsunami.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 06:03:44 AM at epicenter there was an aftershock of Magnitude 6.1.


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