Haiti

Magnitude 5.9 - HAITI REGION, 2010 January 12 22:00:42 UTC

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Magnitude: 5.9

Date-Time:

- Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 22:00:42 UTC

- Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 05:00:42 PM at epicenter

- Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location: 18.321°N, 72.848°W

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

Region: HAITI REGION

Distances:

60 km (35 miles) WSW of PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti

95 km (60 miles) E of Les Cayes, Haiti

170 km (105 miles) SSW of Cap-Haitien, Haiti

1125 km (700 miles) SE of Miami, Florida

Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 6.7 km (4.2 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters: NST=108, Nph=108, Dmin=180.2 km, Rmss=1.07 sec, Gp= 47°,

M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=8

Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID: us2010rja7

- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.