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14 Jan 2010 description
report AngliCORD

As many as 100,000 people are feared dead after a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the impoverished nation of Haiti.

Buildings were destroyed and people were buried under tonnes of rubble after the massive quake struck close to the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince at around 9am (AEST) 13 January 2010.

This earthquake, the most powerful to hit Haiti in more than 200 years, levelled hospitals, churches, schools, shanties and many other buildings.

Eyewitness reports described local people digging for survivors while other traumatized citizens roamed the streets dazed and …