Quake Measured Here

Leonard, OK – Oklahoma Geological Survey picks up earthquake

LEONARD, Okla. (AP) Equipment at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Leonard registered the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti.

The quake was registered Tuesday at 3:53 p.m., Oklahoma time.

The earthquake caused thousands of buildings to collapse in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and Haitians were piling bodies along the streets. Untold numbers of people are trapped in tons of rubble.

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