Prayers for Haiti after 7.2 magnitude earthquake

Written by Tasha Ann Miller

August 14, 2021

Haiti was jolted by a 7.2 earthquake earlier today with several buildings crumbling and a possible high death toll. There is no confirmation of the death toll as prayers are needed for the nation as it assesses the damage, and rescue survivors. The epicenter of the earthquake was 78 miles (125 km) west of the capital city of Port-au-Prince at a depth of 62 miles (10 kilometers). According to one Forbes report the death toll could be less as the epicenter of the earthquake struck farther from the densely populated capital, Port-au-Prince.

Source: Haiti: Many deaths feared after major 7.2-magnitude earthquake, BBC, August 14, 2021
Haiti Political Map Haiti Political Map with capital Port-au-Prince, with national borders, important cities, rivers and lakes. English labeling and scaling. Illustration. haiti map stock illustrations

The earthquake was also felt in several other Caribbean islands with strong tremors in sections of eastern Jamaica.

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By Tasha Miller

I am a Christian journalist with a passion for providing insightful and relevant information to the public. I write about education, politics, Christianity, and other areas. My focus is to provide factual and clear details so that people can be thoroughly equipped within this new age of media. I am a trained journalist with about three years of experience working in media professionally as a producer and production assistant. Follow my blog for dynamic and fresh content which will soon include exclusive content such as mini-documentaries, and feature pieces.

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