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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 29 km northwest of Leogane, Leyogàn, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 29 km northwest of Leogane, Leyogàn, Département de l\'Ouest, Haiti, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT -4) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 29 km northwest of Leogane, Leyogàn, Département de l\'Ouest, Haiti, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 21 km depth

1 Oct 17:04 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 16:56:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT -4)
Depth21.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.707°N / 72.814°W (Département de l'Ouest, Haiti)
Antipode18.707°S / 107.186°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) SSE of Anse à Galets (Anse-à-Galets, Ouest) (pop: 7,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) NW of Leogane (Ouest) (pop: 134,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) N of Petit-Goave (Ouest) (pop: 117,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) N of Grande Goave (Ouest) (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Gressier (Ouest) (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Saint-Marc (Artibonite) (pop: 66,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Port au Prince (Ouest) (pop: 1,234,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Delmas 73 (Ouest) (pop: 382,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 29.4°C (85 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.221 kmHaiti RegionRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Santo Domingo, DR (SDD/DR network) | Distance from quake: 307 km / 190 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santo Domingo, DR: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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near Santo Domingo, Nacional (311.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : I was sittig  

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