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List of earthquakes in Haiti

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This is a list of earthquakes in Haiti. Some of them have been very destructive to the country.

List of major earthquakes

Date Region M MMI Fatalities Injuries Comments
1562-12-02 7.7 MI Concepción de la Vega destroyed [1]
1701-11-09 LéogânePetit-Goâve Moderate damage NGDC
1751-09-15 Port-au-Prince Moderate damage / tsunami NGDC
1751-11-21 Port-au-Prince Severe damage / tsunami NGDC
1770-06-03 Port-au-Prince 200 Severe damage / tsunami NGDC
March 1775 Minimal damage / tsunami NGDC
1775-12-18 Minimal damage / tsunami NGDC
1784-07-29 Port-au-PrinceLéogânePetit-Goâve Severe damage NGDC
1842-05-07 Cap-Haïtien 8.1 5,000 Extreme damage / tsunami NGDC
1860-04-08 Anse-à-Veau Moderate damage / tsunami NGDC
1864-05-19 Jacmel Moderate damage / tsunami NGDC
1887-09-23 Môle-Saint-Nicolas Severe damage / tsunami NGDC
1953-01-25 5.7 2 Moderate damage NGDC
1994-03-02 5.4 Mw V 4 Damaged houses [2]
2010-01-12 Port-au-Prince 7.0 Mw IX 100,000–316,000 300,000 Severe damage / destructive tsunami [3]
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

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