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Haiti earthquake intensity map. Colour-coded map showing the intensity of earth tremors felt in Haiti (centre) and the surrounding region during an earthquake that struck on 12th January 2010 at 4.53pm local time (9.53pm GMT). The epicentre of the quake, which measured 7.0 on the Richter scale, is marked by the black star. The colours on the land show the intensity of the shaking, from red (extreme) and orange (severe), through yellow (strong) and green (moderate), to blue (weak) and white (not felt).
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