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Consequences of the earthquake on the territory of the Republic of Haiti.. / January 18, 2010 /

January 15, 2010 were received images from the «Resurs-DK» spacecraft of the Republic of Haiti in wich are visible effects of the earthquake that occurred on January 12 to 16 hours and 53 minutes of local time. The epicenter was located for 22 kilometers south-west of the capital of the Republic of Haiti Port-au-Prince. After the main shock force of 7 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded many aftershocks.

Earthquake in Haiti was the result of crustal motions in the contact zone of the Caribbean and North American plates. The last time such a destructive earthquake occurred in Haiti in 1751.















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