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Haiti rocked by four earthquakes in five hours – Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, (CMC) – Haiti has been rocked by four earthquakes within a five-hour period on Wednesday.
The first quake occurred at 7:31 am with a magnitude of 4.0, followed six minutes later with a quake of 3.6 and another earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 at 9.11 am.
The last quake occurred at 1:41 pm with a magnitude of 2.5.
According to the Civil Protection Directorate (DPC), the epicentre of the four earthquakes was located at 18.82 degrees north latitude and 74.15 degrees west longitude, north of Jérémie, de la Gonâve, Miragoâne and northwest of Port-au-Prince at a depth of four kilometres.
However, the DPC reported that there were no fatalities or damage.
In January 2010, Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed 220,000 people.
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