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What caused the quake

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on Tuesday occurred along a strike-slip fault, the same type as California's San Andreas fault. Pressure had probably been building for centuries.


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As clock ticks, timing and coordination key for emergency teams
Article | The medical relief teams racing to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti are up against a grim biological fact: People trapped and injured are most likely to survive if rescued within 48 hours, and very few people are found alive more than six days after a disaster.
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The D.C. Embassy of Haiti reacts to massive quake
Video | Raymond Joseph, Haitian Ambassador to the United States, speaks to the press Wednesday morning about the 7.0 earthquake that hit the impoverished country on Tuesday afternoon.
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Digging through the destruction
Article | PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI -- Desperate Haitians clawed at the rubble of their ruined capital for a second day Thursday, retrieving their dead and rescuing the living, as an international armada of ships and aircraft struggled to provide food, water, medicine and shelter.

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