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OCHA - HAITI: 2018 Earthquake Situation report No.2 (07 October 2018)

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred 20km north of Port-de-Paix (North West) Saturday, 6 October at 8:10pm local time (New York time). It was felt across the majority of the departments of Haiti and Port-auPrince (West department) and Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). 2 replicas occurred. No tsunami alert regarding the seism was launched by the DPC.

According to the last updated information from the DPC today September 7 October (10 A.M), the seism has caused the death of 12 people - 8 in Port-de-Paix (North-West department), 3 in Gros Morne (Artibonite department) and 1 in Saint Louis du Nord (North-West department) – and wounded 151 persons. The departments of Artibonite, North-West (including Tortuga Island) and North were affected. 

Operation(s)/Espace(s) web: 
Organisation(s): 
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies
Cluster(s)/Secteur(s): 
Date de publication initiale: 
06 oct 2018
Type de document: 
Rapport de Situation
Lieu(x): 
Haiti