A 4.5M Earthquake struck Northeast coast of Les Cayes

According to Caribbean Journal, Friday night (3/21/13) around 9:11 PM, a major earthquake hit the area north of the city of Les Cayes. This was based of information from United States Geological Survey.


The epicenter of the quake was located between Petit Trou de Nippes and Les Cayes. The United States Geological data recorded its dept to be 6 kilometer.

No injuries or death have been reported so far.

Ginyin yon "Goudou Goudou ki passe yer soir antre Petit Trou de Nippes and Ocaye. Tranbleman Tè sa mesire 4.5.

Nou ponko gin infomasyon si ginyin moun ki mouri oubyen blese.

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Jules Casseus says...

Mswete Jen goudou goudou sila pa fe

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Patrick Gaspard says...

A 4.5 quake is relatively weak and helps release the stress of the fault.

It's better for us because hen the stress builds up the result is a major quake like the one that destroyed Port Au

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