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Haiti - FLASH : Earthquake in the Northwest
07/11/2019 05:41:24

Haiti - FLASH : Earthquake in the Northwest
On Tuesday at 10:20 and 56 seconds PM, an earthquake with an intensity of 3.6 on the Richter scale was recorded near Jean-Rabel (North-West).

The epicenter was located at 19,900 latitude and -73,149 longitude, at a depth of 15 kilometers, 8 kilometers north-east of Jean-Rabel, 39 kilometers north-east of Port-de-Paix and 170 kilometers north-west of Port-au-Prince.

So far, no significant damage has been reported.

Recall that the last earthquake near Jean-Rabel date of Thursday, September 5, 2019 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28678-haiti-flash-light-earthquake-in-the-north-of-the-country.html another earthquake was recorded at Cap Haïtien on October 7th. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29006-haiti-flash-earthquake-in-cap-haitien.html

Note that Haiti is located in the middle of a vast system of geological faults resulting from the movement of tectonic plates of the Caribbean and North America, which is why the country is subject to frequent seismic shocks.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29006-haiti-flash-earthquake-in-cap-haitien.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28678-haiti-flash-light-earthquake-in-the-north-of-the-country.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28498-haiti-flash-at-least-10-earthquake-in-less-than-24-hours.html

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