Page semi-protected

List of earthquakes in Haiti

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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]

See also

References

Sources