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At least 29 dead in Haiti after 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Caribbean nation: Quake is stronger than the 2010 disaster that killed thousands

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2021
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At least 29 people have been killed after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, just days before a tropical storm is expected to make landfall.

The major quake hit five miles from the town of Petit Trou de Nippes, about 7.5 miles west of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, and was felt across the Caribbean with people fleeing their homes for fear that buildings might collapse.

The 7.2 magnitude quake was stronger and closer to the surface than the magnitude 7.1 quake that damaged much of the capital in 2010 and killed...

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