Multiple major earthquakes strike Haiti; fatalities reported
Country is still dealing with aftermath of presidential assassination.
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Multiple major earthquakes struck Haiti on Saturday, resulting in at least several reported fatalities in a country still reeling from the recent assassination of its president.
The U.S. Geological Survey identified at least two earthquakes striking the island nation, one a 5.4 and one a whopping 7.2.
Both occurred at depths of 10-11 kilometers; the epicenters of the quakes were located about 20 miles from each other.
The country last month was rocked by the assassination of its president Jovenel Moïse.