Aftershocks continue to rattle Haiti

According to USGS, today’s earthquake occurred as the result of oblique reverse motion along the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault zone which is roughly 75 miles west of the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. “The earthquake occurred at shallow depths on either a reverse fault striking west and dipping to the north with a component of left-lateral slip, … Read moreAftershocks continue to rattle Haiti

Massive quake in Haiti—thousands are feared dead

This is a developing story.. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Haiti on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.  The epicenter of the quake was 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northeast of Saint-Louis du Sud, according to the survey.  People in the capital of Port-au-Prince felt the tremor and many rushed into the … Read moreMassive quake in Haiti—thousands are feared dead