Tsunami alert issued after powerful Haiti quake: USGS

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Aug 14 2021 10:35 PM | Updated as of Aug 14 2021 11:56 PM

US geologists issued a tsunami alert Saturday after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti.

The epicenter of the quake was about 100 miles (160 kilometers) by road from central Port-au-Prince, the densely populated capital, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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