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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
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Title: USGS Rapid Response to Haiti

Description: Collapsed multi-story residence in Port-au-Prince following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The weight of heavy concrete floors and roofs was often too great for the modest strength in support columns, as evidenced here.

Location: USA

Date Taken: Feb 1 2010

Photographer: Walter Mooney
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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 4.43 MB
Dimensions: 5616 x 3744
Resolution: 72 dpi

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Tags: Haiti NR2010_03_03a buildingcodes earthquake edat geology magnitude-7 monitoring port-au-prince reconstruction



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