Haiti is so far away from Singapore.
The Creole- and French-speaking Caribbean country has been devastated by the earthquake of a massive 7.0 magnitude, just before 5 pm Eastern time.
Frantic rescue efforts are underway to free people trapped in the rubble.
A video on the effects:
Earthquakes: 2006 Centennial Update
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Where Is God?: Earthquake, Terrorism, Barbarity, And Hope American Experience - The Great San Francisco Earthquake
Earthquakes: Science & Society (2nd Edition)
Mega Disasters: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
My other Haiti posts:
I hope that this will not be representative of the earthquakes that will happen in 2010.
“All things have second birth; The earthquake is not satisfied at once.” William Wordsworth