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    Devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti kills dozens | PHOTOS

    World | Aug 15, 2021, 12:01 AM IST

    An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale jolted Haiti on Saturday. The quake was reported at 5.59 pm with its epicenter at 12 km northeast of Saint-Louis du Sud, Haiti, according to the USGS. The depth of the quake was 10 km.

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    Croatia: Powerful earthquake leaves trail of destruction | IN PICS

    World | Dec 29, 2020, 10:40 PM IST

    A strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in a town southeast of the capital. Authorities said five people were killed and at least 20 were injured. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center said a magnitude 6.3 quake hit 46 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Zagreb. It caused widespread damage in the hardest-hit town of Petrinja. The same area was struck by a 5.2 quake on Monday.