Haiti earthquake: Two killed and homes damaged in 5.3 magnitude tremor days after 2010 disaster anniversary

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Haiti earthquake: Two killed and homes damaged in 5.3 magnitude tremor days after 2010 disaster anniversary

Published Monday 24 January 2022

At least two people are dead and buildings have been damaged after back-to-back earthquakes struck Haiti on Monday morning. The first 5.3-magnitude quake rocked Haiti’s southern peninsula, days after the anniversary of the 2010 disaster that left more than a quarter of a million people dead. The quake, reported by the US Geological Survey (USGS), sent Haitians into the streets of Les Cayes, a city that experienced a major tremor six months ago.USGS reported that the first earthquake occurred around 2miles south-southeast of Anse-à-Veau near the city of Les Cayes in the Nippes region at 8.16am (EST). The shock...

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