Haiti

Magnitude 5.5 - HAITI REGION, 2010 January 12 22:12:05 UTC

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Magnitude: 5.5

Date-Time:

- Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 22:12:05 UTC

- Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 05:12:05 PM at epicenter

- Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location: 18.485°N, 72.556°W

Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program

Region: HAITI REGION

Distances:

25 km (15 miles) WSW of PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti

130 km (80 miles) ENE of Les Cayes, Haiti

145 km (90 miles) SSW of Cap-Haitien, Haiti

1125 km (700 miles) SE of Miami, Florida

Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 6.1 km (3.8 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters:

NST= 80, Nph= 80, Dmin=144.7 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 43°,

M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6

Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID: us2010rja8

- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.