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To: ClearBlueSky

The island is essentially one big mountain and the earthquake would not have hit the DR nearly as bad. Also, the DR has a much better infrastructure than Haiti. There was some damage from what I’ve heard, but nothing significant, especially when compared to Port-au-Prince.


5 posted on 01/14/2010 11:03:22 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
There isn't much mystery why the DR wasn't affected by the earthquake in Haiti.

How much damage is there in Sacramento when there is an earthquake in San Francisco?

ML/NJ

7 posted on 01/14/2010 11:20:35 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
I checked out a map of the plates in the region. Unfortunately Port au Prince was right on the strike-slip fault line.
22 posted on 01/14/2010 5:14:55 PM PST by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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