Quake measuring 4.7 magnitude strikes Haiti-USGS

A mild earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude struck Haiti on Sunday 20 miles (30 km) west of the capital Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Quake measuring 4.7 magnitude strikes Haiti-USGS

A mild earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude struck Haiti on Sunday 20 miles (30 km) west of the capital Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake struck at 5:51 p.m. EST/2151 GMT at a relatively shallow depth of 2.5 miles (4.1 km), the USGS said.

The agency had said in a preliminary estimate the quake was 5.5 in magnitude and at a depth of 20.5 miles (33 km).

There were no immediate reports of damage from this quake.


Reuters

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