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Haiti - Environment : 113 earthquakes recorded in June 2022
Compared to the month of May 2022 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-36909-haiti-environment-increase-in-the-number-of-earthquakes-may-2022.html the seismic activity of the month of June was revealed more or less stable with a slight decrease of 3.54%.
Among the earthquakes recorded, only one, of magnitude 2.95, was felt by the population. The epicenter of the latter was located in Kenskoff in the West department.
109 earthquakes (96.46%) had a magnitude less than or equal to 3.
70 earthquakes (61.95%) occurred at a depth less than or equal to 10 km.
58 earthquakes (51.33%) occurred at sea which could have posed a risk of tsunami if the conditions had been met.
102 earthquakes were located in the 3 departments affected by the earthquake of August 14, 2021 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34479-haiti-flash-magnitude-72-earthquake-in-the-nippes.html with 12 earthquakes in the South, 28 in Nippes and 52 in Grand'Anse. During the month of June, the department of Grand'Anse was once again the most affected.
From August 14, 2021 to June 30, 2022, 2,189 earthquakes were recorded in the three departments most affected by the earthquake of August 14, 2021. Nippes : 982 earthquakes, Grand'Anse 863 and the South 344. It should however be noted that a strong percentage of earthquakes recorded in Grand'Anse had their epicenter located at sea north of Jérémie, along the North - Grand'Anse - Nippes fault zone.
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