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Haiti - Environment : Earthquakes on the rise for 2 months
Compared to February 2020 (42 earthquakes) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30242-haiti-flash-75-increase-in-the-number-of-earthquakes-in-february.html , the number of earthquakes increased by 4.8% in March 2020 (44 earthquakes). Recall that the balance sheet for February was up 75% compared to January.
Departments most affected by the earthquakes in March :
Southeast: 15 earthquakes (34%);
North West 12 earthquakes (27%);
West with 8 earthquakes (18%),
27 out of 44 earthquakes (61%) were recorded in the South-East and the North-West.
19 earthquakes (43%) occurred at sea, which poses a risk of tsunami if the conditions were met;
The earthquakes of March 2020 mostly occurred at depths between 1 and 66 km, therefore shallow earthquakes.
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