Magnitude 5.9 – 19km NW of Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti – October 7, 2018

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USGS Event Page
Magnitude 5.9 – 19km NW of Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti
2018-10-07 00:11:49 (UTC)
Location: 20.041°N, -72.975°W
11.7 km depth

Aftershock:
USGS Event Page
Magnitude 5.2 – 16km NNW of Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti
2018-10-07 20:00:17 (UTC)
Location: 20.060°N, -72.912°W
10.0 km depth

On October, 7, 2018, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that occurred in Haiti was recorded by Weston Observatory and BC-ESP School Seismographs 😢 once again reminding us of the importance of being sensitive in our roles as seismologists regarding the human tragedy caused by powerful earthquakes. 😢

“Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Hits Northern Haiti (CNN)”
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/06/americas/haiti-earthquake/index.html

Earthquakes are among the most frightening and devastating of natural hazards, often resulting in catastrophic loss of life and property 😢 And yet, earthquakes are also among the most fascinating of natural phenomena, teaching us humility in the face of the power of nature…

More info can be found at:  http://bit.ly/Weston_Quakes
 

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