Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.
5.2 earthquake hits Haiti.
5.1 earthquake hits the Lombok region, Indonesia.
5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
5.0 earthquake hits Ascension Island.
Following the earthquake of magnitude 5.9 that occurred 20km north of Port-de-Paix (North West) Saturday, 6 October at 8:10pm local time, and according to the last updated information from the DPC on 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.