THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

New 6.1-quake hits Haiti, people flee into streets

By PAUL HAVEN and MICHELLE FAUL
The Associated Press
Wednesday, January 20, 2010; 7:22 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A powerful aftershock struck Haiti on Wednesday, shaking buildings and sending screaming people running into the streets only eight days after the country’s capital was devastated by a major earthquake.  

The magnitude-6.1 temblor was the largest aftershock yet to the apocalyptic Jan. 12 quake that shattered Haiti’s capital. It was not immediately clear if it caused additional damage or injuries.

 Read more: Washington Post

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