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Haiti: At least 14 dead following 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Oct. 6 /update 3

At least 14 people killed after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake off the northwest coast of Haiti on October 6; minor damages to buildings reported

07 oct. 20h49 UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/10/2018, 12h00 until 10/10/2018, 11h59 (America/Port-au-Prince). COUNTRY/REGION Haiti, Port-de-Paix (Nord-Ouest department), Nord-Ouest
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According to reports, at least 14 people were killed, with at least 188 more suffering injuries, after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the northwest coast of Haiti, approximately 20 km (12.5 mi) west-northwest of Port-de-Paix (Nord Ouest department) at 20:11 (local time) on Saturday, October 6. Minor damages to buildings and infrastructure were reported in Port-de-Paix. Transportation disruptions are possible in the area in the coming days as recovery efforts continue. A minor 5.2-magnitude aftershock was reported 16 km (10 mi) northwest of Port-de-Paix at approximately 16:00 on Sunday, October 7. Further, more powerful aftershocks cannot be ruled out.


Earthquakes are relatively common in Haiti, which sits along the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault zone. The country is still recovering from a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in 2010.


Individuals present in the impacted region are advised to monitor the situation, be prepared for further aftershocks, adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

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