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Haiti quake developments -- Tuesday

An injured Haitian is carried on a litter shortly after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince.
An injured Haitian is carried on a litter shortly after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Disastrous magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes southern Haiti
  • Read Twitter feeds to stay up to date on the latest in Haiti
  • Read CNN's complete special coverage of the latest developments in Haiti
RELATED TOPICS
  • Haiti
  • Earthquakes
  • Port-au-Prince

Look here for news updates on the aftermath of a 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti. All times are Haiti local time, which is the same as Eastern Standard Time in the U.S. and five hours behind GMT.

(CNN) -- 11:45 p.m. -- "Can hear people gathered in the distance singing prayers," wrote Richard Morse, hotel manager at the Oloffson Hotel, wrote on Twitter.

10:32 p.m. -- Haiti's infrastructure world's worst even in the best of times, says country's ambassador to the U.S.

9:13 p.m. -- U.N. headquarters in Haiti collapsed, U.N. officials say.

8:45 p.m. -- Eyewitnesses report heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the capital.

7: 56 p.m. -- U.S. State Department told to expect "serious loss of life" in Haiti.

6:50 p.m. -- Tsunami watch canceled.

5:23 p.m. -- A tsunami watch is in effect for Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic.

5:14 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010 -- A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southern Haiti, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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