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Earthquake in Haiti!!!

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Earthquake in Haiti!!!

Just heard on the news that there was an earthquake in Haiti & it might produce Tsunami's in the surrounding countries!!! Here's hoping that nothing drastic happens!

Anyone with any news?

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1. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

…bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8455629.stm

Alberta
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2. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

Would be nice to know how bad it was in Puerto Plata. We have relatives that should be at the airport now waiting for a flight scheduled for an hour from now. I make it about 250 km from the earthquake center.

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3. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

the puerto rican newspaper has a photo

elnuevodia.com/terremotocausapanicoydestrucc…

Edited: 12 January 2010, 23:35
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4. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

According to SkyNews the tsunami watch has now been down graded.... So fingers crossed to for anyone travelling soon...

So tragic for the people of Haiti for what is not a well off country...

Thoughts are with them all tonight here in the UK :-(

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5. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

thoughts are with all in haiti i wonder if tremors were felt in puerto plata with it measureing 7.0 on the scale

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6. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

Has anyone heard from Puerto Plata at all?

I guess the earthquake has knocked out their communication systems.

Please let us know if someone from there reaches you.

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7. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

aye aye aye my freind in peurto plata was saying tremors lasting 3-4 minutes hope they will be ok prayers are with them

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8. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

just been in contact with my son in puerto plata and he felt the tremor as they where watching tv in his room seems every thing is ok there

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9. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

Tremors were felt in the North Coast, Santiago, Santo Domingo and areas closer to Haiti. In Puerto Plata, it lasted reportedly about 30-45 seconds. In Cabarete, we felt tremors for 10 seconds or so. Everything here is okay. Tsunami watch was lifted hours ago. Dominican authorities have put a red alert out and asked people on the coast to move inland. This was being broadcasted in the local news as well as on CNN in Spanish hours after the tsunami watch had been lifted (as reported on CNN International). Some aftershocks were being felts an hour ago in Santiago.

Pray for the people in Haiti. We'll be fine.

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10. Re: Earthquake in Haiti!!!

Does any one know if there are tremors felt in Punta Cana?