Skip to comments.Moderate 5.5 magnitude quake strikes Haiti-USGS
Posted on 01/24/2010 2:29:18 PM PST by Sub-Driver
Moderate 5.5 magnitude quake strikes Haiti-USGS 24 Jan 2010 22:21:00 GMT Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A moderate 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Sunday 26 miles (41 km) west of the capital Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The quake struck at 5:51 p.m. EST/2151 GMT at a depth of 20.5 miles (33 km), the USGS said in a preliminary estimate.
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The good news is that when things settle there, they won’t have another such quake for decades.
OTOH, California is going to get clobbered since it has been decades since the last big one.
What an active fault area...
No guarantee on that.
Oklahoma had another one last night around 1:30am...a 3.7. We had a 4.0 on the 19th that I actually felt/heard...it rattled all the flowerpots on my fridge and shook the light covers in my dropped ceiling.
Its HAARP. no doubt about it.
Leeward Islands just had a 5.1.
Yikes, this keeps up and that old Mayan calendar chiseler might be proved right.
It’s Teddy turning over in his grave because of the election of Scott Brown.
The whole earth is trembling.
Yawn. Haiti fatigue.
Since when is a 5.5 moderate. If this hit my city, we’d be toast.
I wonder how this is affecting the super volcanoe that is down south there somewhere?
Haiti has lots of Oil.
A 5.5 earthquake is big enough when you already have buildings on shaky foundations from the last big one. It will not take much to finish off some of those buildings.
Ok, something is up. I just saw on tv that a sink hole has developed/is developing in northern San Antonio (Texas) and about 40 families have been evacuated. It could be due to sloppy developers filling in a creek bed. Or maybe the aftermath of a dry summer followed by recent flooding along the Edwards Aquifer and the Balcones Faultline. Or, total supposition on my part, it could indicative of more plate movement what with all the earthquakes.
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