Title

2021 Haiti Earthquake and Tropical Storm Grace

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Natural Disasters

Keywords

Haiti, earthquake, event report

Description

Just before 8:30 a.m. ET on Aug. 14, an M7.2 earthquake struck the southwest of Haiti in the mountains between the Nippes Department and Sud Department. This earthquake occurred at a depth of only 6.2 miles (10 km), which is critical because shallow earthquakes usually cause more damage.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

2021 Haiti Earthquake and Tropical Storm Grace

Just before 8:30 a.m. ET on Aug. 14, an M7.2 earthquake struck the southwest of Haiti in the mountains between the Nippes Department and Sud Department. This earthquake occurred at a depth of only 6.2 miles (10 km), which is critical because shallow earthquakes usually cause more damage.