Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Haiti Region on Monday, 19 August 2019
20 Aug 04:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 hours.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.25°N / 71.75°W (Haiti)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Thiotte (pop: 2,500)
20 km (12 mi) SE of Fonds Verrettes (pop: 2,800)
22 km (14 mi) N of Anse-à-Pitre (pop: 1,700)
70 km (44 mi) SE of Port-au-Prince (pop: 1,234,700)
174 km (108 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000)
198 km (123 mi) W of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 19 Aug 19:14 UTC||M 2.8 / 30 km||Haiti Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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