See the incredible moment a mother and child are rescued from the rubble of a home after the earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning. The death toll is nearing 1,300 after a devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, and Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was rushing aid to areas where towns were destroyed and hospitals overwhelmed with incoming patients. The epicenter of the quake was about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and widespread damage was reported.