Al Jazeera explains science behind Haiti’s earthquake

Steff Gaulter, a meteorologist with Al Jazeera, offers an analysis of the factors contributing to the extensive damage caused by the earthquake in Haiti. Her assessment attributes the severe impact to the country’s geographical position on the Caribbean tectonic plate. As of January 13, 2010, you can stay updated by subscribing to their channel at, following them on Twitter via, and more.

The photograph shows a person amidst debris, reaching out as if signaling their location or need for help. The scene is characterized by destruction and rubble around them, implying they have been caught in the aftermath of a catastrophic event, like an earthquake. The logo visible in the image indicates that this is footage or a still from Al Jazeera’s coverage.

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