A impressive earthquake hit Haiti Saturday early morning, a nation previously in turmoil next the assassination of its president past month.

The magnitude seven.2 earthquake’s epicenter was about seven.five miles from the southern town of Saint-Louis du Sud, in accordance to the U.S. Geological Study. It had a depth of 6.2 miles.

Haiti’s civil defense agency explained its teams claimed collapsed residences and the probability of deaths from the quake. Haitians shared photos of mangled structures on social media in the country’s south.

A tweet by Frantz Duval, the editor in chief of Haiti’s Le Nouvelliste newspaper explained the common medical center was confused in Les Cayes, about twenty miles from Saint-Louis du Sud. “Lot’s of hurt,” wrote Mr. Duval. “Many homes have collapsed in Les Cayes. Including a lodge.”

Mr. Duval appealed for drugs to be despatched to Les Cayes and showed photos of men and women crowding into the medical center grounds.