High-Res Satellite Images of Haiti Capital Show Devastation From 423 Miles In Space

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By now you would've heard about the earthquake which left Haiti devastated on Tuesday, leaving thousands dead and even more injured. These high-res satellite photos show the damage the earthquake, measuring 7.3, had on the capital Port-au-Prince.

The photos were taken by the GeoEye-1 satellite which has a resolution of 0.5 meters per pixel, from 423 miles in space, on the morning of January 13th. [GeoEye Satellite Images via Discovery News via Reillymj on Twitter]

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