Thursday, May 28, 2009

Earthquake Damage in Placencia

Early images emerge of the earthquake destruction in Placencia after a magnitude 7.1 quake rocks the region with the epicenter just off the coast of Belize and Honduras. (Pictures by Fiona Mcfarlane)
Floor spits open in half

Contents of homes got shuffled around

This one house was on stilts and dropped down to ground level

Sidewalk pavement got cracked

The street pavement also suffers damage

The floor at the Fisherman's Co-operative was badly damaged

School building

The ground cracked and rose up in Placencia

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