Haiti rattled by 4.6 magnitude earthquake


An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked Haiti on Monday but there were no immediate reports of injuries and damages on the French-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country recovering from a massive earthquake that killed thousands of people in 2010.

The Technical Unit of Seismology (UTS) of the Bureau of Mines and Energy (MBE) associates with the Ministry of the Environment (MDE) and the Permanent Secretariat for Risk and Disaster Management (SPGRD) said the quake was recorded at 9:46 and was located at sea about 108.4 km south of Belle Anse and 111.8 km southeast of Marigot.

It said the quake occurred less than 24 hours after another tremor was felt in at least four communes namely, Anse-à-Veau, Azile, Arnaud and Petit-Trou de Nippes, causing some panic.

UTS said no damage has been reported by local authorities for these two seismic events.

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