Thursday, January 14, 2010

Earthquake Hits Haiti :

On Tuesday, January 12 at 4:53 PM Haiti time (2153 UTC), a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit 10 miles (15 kilometers) west of Port-au-Prince,the island nation's capital. Communications in and out of Haiti have been disrupted.

No word has been received as of yet from any of Haitian Amateur Radio operator. The International Radio Emergency Support Coalition (IRESC) is also active on EchoLink node 278173. All radio amateurs are requested to keep 7045 kHz and 3720 kHz clear for possible emergency traffic related to today's major earthquake in Haiti.

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