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Deadliest Earthquakes

Season 38 Episode 1 | 53m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

In 2010, several epic earthquakes delivered one of the worst annual death tolls ever recorded. The deadliest strike, in Haiti, killed more than 200,000 people and reduced homes, hospitals, schools, and the presidential palace to rubble. In exclusive coverage, a NOVA camera crew follows a team of U.S. geologists as they enter Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

Aired: 01/10/11

Rating: TV-PG

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