Haiti: of 5.9 magnitudes hit the country whose shocks were felt by the population living in several departments, cities, localities main counties in the country.

Immediately after the , aftershocks were also observed in several Departments from the West particularly at Port-au-Prince its areas, in the Northwest especially the city of Port-de-Paix localities, after the major earthquake of 5.9 Magnitudes

This situation caused a wave of panic among the population, which is still suffering the aftermath of a prior major disaster caused by another devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, which caused than ,000 deaths 2 million people homeless.

to the Geographical Survey Seismic Unit: / NEIC in Denver, and another agency GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ) Potsdam Germany. scientifically that this is a major Magnitude 5.9 earthquake that shook the in Haiti.

This earthquake occurred at 19.98 N; 73,03 W and a depth of 10 km, a distance 175 km northwest of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Enriquillo-Plantain-Garden Seismic Fault

Obviously preliminary seems that is the fault of Enriquillo-Plantain-Garden that has begun to move again, shyly remember that this fault is particularly for the two countries sharing the of Hispaniola.

runs diagonally from south- of the to the -west of vast covered the two republics Haiti and Dominicana.

to data that we in hand this recent earthquake in Haiti is no other than the -up of a series of earthquakes that a consequent had hit the Dominican Republic of magnitude 5.2 to 3 km northwest of Villa Elisa, Dominican Republic on September 23, at 05:45:50 (UTC) at 19.708 ° N 71.291 ° W14.0 km depth and affected the of Villa Elisa, Monte Cristi, Villa Vásquez, Las Matas de , Sabaneta, Mao, Valverde, which had caused a of material damage.

We would to point out that the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic felt: 3 earthquakes the last 24 2.0 magnitudes and 13 earthquakes in the last 7

For these two countries, the is shaking often and almost than once a 52 earthquakes in the last 30 and 452 earthquakes in the last 365 the most powerful we have been observed in the Dominican Republic last at 5.2 magnitudes, then another in Port-de-Paix, Northwest, Haiti this at 5.9 in Port-de-Paix.

We emphasize that all the and of Haiti particularly the of Artibonite, , , Northeast, Northwest under constant threat of the strong earthquake possibilities to come if those plate tectonics continues to move.

Definitively Haitians must consider high-risk earthquake and the government should preventional programs to educate the population to be for all eventualities the worst case scenario since 4.5 million people living on the path of this devastating Enriquillo Seismic Fault for the Haitian part of the .