List of earthquakes in Haiti

This is a list of earthquakes in Haiti. Some of them have been very destructive to the country.

List of major earthquakes

Date Region Mag. MMI Fatalities Injuries Comments
2010-01-12Port-au-Prince7.0 MwIX100,000–316,000300,000Severe damage / destructive tsunami
1994-03-025.4 MwV4Damaged houses[1]
1953-01-255.72Moderate damageNGDC
1887-09-23Môle-Saint-NicolasSevere damage / tsunamiNGDC
1864-05-19JacmelModerate damage / tsunamiNGDC
1860-04-08Anse-à-VeauModerate damage / tsunamiNGDC
1842-05-07Cap-Haïtien8.1 Ms5,300Extreme damage / destructive tsunami
1784-07-29Port-au-PrinceLéogânePetit-GoâveSevere damageNGDC
1775-12-18Minimal damage / tsunamiNGDC
March 1775Minimal damage / tsunamiNGDC
1770-06-03Port-au-Prince7.5 Mw250+Severe damage / tsunami
1751-11-21Port-au-Prince8.0 MsSevere damage
1751-09-15Port-au-PrinceModerate damage / tsunamiNGDC
1701-11-09LéogânePetit-GoâveModerate damageNGDC
1562-12-027.7 MIConcepción de la Vega destroyed[2]
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

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