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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti

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USGS seismologist Dr. Walter D. Mooney (in white hat) stands with young men and sponsor, Mr. Jeff Southern (far right, with baseball cap) at the ‘Servants of All' orphanage in Grand Goave, Haiti, located about 40 miles west of Port-au-Prince. A temporary seismographic station was located at this site to record aftershocks following the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010.


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