Haiti Earthquake

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  • Created on: 16-03-15 12:01
When did the earthquake occur?
12th Jan 2010
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How strong was it?
7.0 Mw
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Which plates were involved?
North edge of Caribbean Tectonic slipped under the North American plate
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How much did the land move?
2 metres
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Where was the epicentre?
Leogane, which is 15km south west of the capital Port au Prince
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How many aftershocks were there?
2
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How many deaths?
200,000
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How many unaccounted for?
1000s
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