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Haiti - FLASH : Earthquake of 5.2 in the North of Haiti
07/10/2018 16:49:08

Haiti - FLASH : Earthquake of 5.2 in the North of Haiti
Following the earthquake of Saturday evening https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25744-haiti-flash-earthquake-of-59-in-the-north-of-haiti.html having done so far 12 dead and 188 wounded https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25753-haiti-flash-saturday-night-earthquake-12-dead-and-188-wounded.html there were some aftershocks of average intensity, however at 4:00 and 17 seconds this afternoon a second earthquake occurred, this one of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale, the epicenter was located at 20.060 ° N 72.912 ° W either on Turtle Island, 16 km north-west of Port-de-Paix, at a depth of 10km.

At the moment no damage or loss of human life is to be deplored.

"Tè a fenk sot tranble ankò. Gen kote, sitou nan depatman Gran Nò yo, sekous la fò. E sa ka rive li tranble ankò. Pa fè tèt cho. Swiv konsiy sekirite," suggests the Directorate of Civil Protection.

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