Haiti earthquake, 2010

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  • Physical factors
    • 7.0 magnitude
    • Haiti earthquake, 2010
      • Human factors
        • 80% of the population were living below the poverty line
        • 72% of the population were living on less than $2 per day
        • 86% of the population of Port-au-Prince were living in slum conditions
        • No national army
      • Impacts
        • 220,000 deaths
        • 1.5 million people left homeless
        • 275,000 homes destroyed
        • $9 billion in economic losses
    • On a transform plate boundary (North American and Caribbean plates)
    • 5 miles deep focus

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