Archive for January, 2010

Magnitude 6.1 – HAITI REGION – January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Haiti on January 20, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: 18.428°N, -72.875°W

For news updates on Haiti click here.

This seismogram was recorded at Nashoba Tech High School.

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Magnitude 5.8 – CAYMAN ISLANDS REGION – January 19, 2010

January 20, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded a magnitude 5.8 earthquake in the Cayman Islands Region on January 19, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: 19.020°N, -80.779°W

Felt IV on the Intensity scale at Bodden Town, George Town and West Bay. Also felt at Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

This seismogram was recorded at St. Paul School, Hingham, MA.

Magnitude 7.0 – HAITI REGION – January 12, 2010

January 12, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010. So far the damage reported from this strong earthquake includes the collapse of buildings and homes near the epicenter.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: 18.451°N, -72.445°W

For a news report on this earthquake and video footage, click here.