By Brad Skillman
Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) -- A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck in the Haiti region, the U.S. Geological Survey said on its Web site.
A tsunami warning for countries bordering the Caribbean sea was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Agence France- Presse reported.
The earthquake was centered about 14 miles (22 kilometers) west of Port-au-Prince, which has about 2 million inhabitants.
A videographer for the Associated Press said a hospital collapsed in Petionville, the news agency reported.
Last Updated: January 12, 2010 17:24 EST
Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Hits Haiti Region, USGS Says (Update1) - Bloomberg.com
Mods, move this if inappropriate-- I want the East Coasters alerted!