List of Earthquakes in Haiti in recent years

Haiti has experienced a number of earthquakes. Here is a quick list in reverse order:


2010: Epicenter - 25km west of capital Port-au-Prince and magnitude of 7.0 Mw. Killed 316,000 people and injured 300,000.

1946 Dominican Republic: Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 in neighboring country shook Haiti very badly and triggered a tsunami killing 1,600 peole.

1842 Cap-Haitien: Magnitude of 8.1 killing 10,000 people in Cap-Haitien.

1783: A strong quake destroying Santiago church partially.

1770 Port-au-Prince: Magnitude of 7.5, the earthquake killed 200 people and leveled the entire city.

1751: Again in Port-au-Prince, all except one masonry building collapsed.

1701: Tiburon Peninsula's northern shore sank in the sea.

1564: Santiago de los Caballeros and Concepción de la Vega were destroyed completely.

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