Strong Aftershock Rocks Haiti

    Haiti was rocked by a magnitude 6.1 aftershock on Jan.20, barely a week after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake left the capital city Port-au-Prince and its neighboring towns in ruins,

    reports. The aftershock, the strongest since the original quake, was approximately 6.2 miles deep with an epicenter located 50 kilometers from Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey shared.

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