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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.

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