Earthquakes similar to or like 2010 Haiti earthquake

Catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne, Ouest department, approximately 25 km west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. Wikipedia

  • Song recorded by Jay-Z, Bono, The Edge and Rihanna for Hope for Haiti Now, a live album by various artists to benefit the campaign of the same name to alleviate the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Written by Jay-Z, The Edge and Bono and produced by Swizz Beatz. Wikipedia

  • List of populated places and structures affected by the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake that occurred on 12 January 2010, with an epicentre approximately 25 km west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Estimated three million people. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of relief efforts after the 2010 Haiti earthquake

    Epicenter 25 km west of the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince. With at least 70% of the city's buildings destroyed, the earthquake also caused damage and loss of life in other parts of the country. Wikipedia

  • Casualties of the 2010 Haiti earthquake

    Casualties of the 2010 Haiti earthquake include both civilian and government officials, locals and foreigners – however the overwhelming majority of those killed and wounded in the quake were Haitian civilians. A number of public figures died in the earthquake, including government officials, clergy members, musicians, together with foreign civilian and military personnel working with the United Nations. Wikipedia

  • Damage to infrastructure in the 2010 Haiti earthquake

    Extensive and affected areas included Port-au-Prince, Petit-Goâve, Léogâne, Jacmel and other settlements in southwestern Haiti. In February Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive estimated that 250,000 residences and 30,000 commercial buildings had collapsed or were severely damaged. Wikipedia

  • Port-au-Prince

    Capital and most populous city of Haiti. Estimated at 987,310 in 2015 with the metropolitan area estimated at a population of 2,618,894. Wikipedia

  • 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

    Magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicenter approximately 70 km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately 29 km. Often referred to in Japan as the Great East Japan Earthquake and is also known as the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, the Great Sendai Earthquake, the Great Tōhoku Earthquake, and the great earthquake of March 11. Wikipedia

  • 2010 Chile earthquake

    The 2010 Chile earthquake (Terremoto del 27F ) occurred off the coast of central Chile on Saturday, 27 February at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes. Felt strongly in six Chilean regions , that together make up about 80 percent of the country's population. Wikipedia

  • Port-au-Prince Arrondissement

    Arrondissement in the Ouest department of Haiti. Estimated to have risen to 2,759,991 in 2015 in an area of 735.78 sq km . Wikipedia

  • Carrefour, Ouest

    Largely residential commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. Officially estimated to have grown to 511,345 inhabitants in 2015. Wikipedia

  • Petit-Goâve

    Coastal commune in the Léogâne Arrondissement in the Ouest department of Haiti. Located 68 km southwest of Port-au-Prince. Wikipedia

  • Now the country of Haiti. Strong enough to destroy Port-au-Prince, and leveled all the buildings between Lake Miragoâne and Petit-Goâve, to the west of Port-au-Prince. Wikipedia

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Port-au-Prince

    Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Dedicated on December 13, 1928, and became the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. Wikipedia

  • Village in the Léogâne Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. West-southwest of Port-au-Prince. Wikipedia

  • Arrondissement in the Ouest Department of Haiti. 509,280 inhabitants. Wikipedia

  • Transport in Haiti

    All of the major transportation systems in Haiti are located near or run through the capital, Port-au-Prince. Haiti's network of roads consists of National Roads, Department Roads, and county roads. Wikipedia

  • 2010 Canterbury earthquake

    The 2010 Canterbury earthquake (also known as the Darfield earthquake) struck the South Island of New Zealand with a moment magnitude of 7.1 at 4:35am local time on 4 September, and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Magnitude 6.3 shock known as the Christchurch earthquake that occurred nearly six months later on 22 February 2011. Wikipedia

  • 2017 Puebla earthquake

    Estimated magnitude of 7.1 and strong shaking for about 20 seconds. About 55 km south of the city of Puebla. Wikipedia

  • 2020 Petrinja earthquake

    Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 (6.2 ) hit central Croatia, with an epicenter located roughly 3 km west-southwest of Petrinja. Estimated at VIII to IX (Destructive) on the European macroseismic scale. Wikipedia

  • 2020 Zagreb earthquake

    Earthquake of magnitude 5.3, 5.5 , hit Zagreb, Croatia, with an epicenter 7 km north of the city centre. VII on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale. Wikipedia

  • 2010 Yushu earthquake

    The 2010 Yushu earthquake struck on April 14 and registered a magnitude of 6.9 Mw (USGS, EMSC) or 7.1 Ms (CEA, CENC). It had a maximum felt intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Wikipedia

  • Léogâne

    One of the coastal communes in Haiti. Located in the eponymous Léogâne Arrondissement, which is part of the Ouest Department. Wikipedia

  • Commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti, located in the foothills of the Chaîne de la Selle mountain range, some 10 kilometres to the southeast of the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Approximately 1500 meters, making the town the highest permanent settlement in the Caribbean. Wikipedia

  • Town in the Léogâne Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. Located 37 km southwest of Haiti's capital city, Port-au-Prince. Wikipedia

  • Village in Haiti, north of the capital, Port-au-Prince and some eight kilometres from Cabaret. It has been described as sparsely populated. Wikipedia

  • Magnitude 5.9 moderate earthquake epicentered at Myanmar, about 130 km east of Manipur capital Imphal, India, on 21 November 2011 at 09:45 local time. Also felt in Indian states of Assam, Nagaland, Kolkata and some areas of north Bengal and in Bangladesh. Wikipedia

  • Commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti.  Wikipedia

  • Commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. It has 25,947 inhabitants. Wikipedia

  • Lafiteau

    Small industrial port town, about nine miles north of the capital, Port-au-Prince, in the commune of Cabaret in the Haiti. It lies to the south of Titanyen. Wikipedia

  • Commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. Urban continuation of the capital city. Wikipedia


Sentences for2010 Haiti earthquake

  • In response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, U.S. president Barack Obama announced that Clinton and George W. Bush would coordinate efforts to raise funds for Haiti's recovery.Bill Clinton-Wikipedia
  • In addition, Brazil manages a peacekeeping mission in Haiti ($350 million) and makes in-kind contributions to the World Food Programme ($300 million).Brazil-Wikipedia
  • In 2010, the organization suffered the worst loss of life in its history, when 101 personnel died in the Haiti earthquake.United Nations-Wikipedia
  • Scientists cited UN peacekeepers from Nepal as the likely source of the 2010–2013 Haiti cholera outbreak, which killed more than 8,000 Haitians following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.United Nations Security Council-Wikipedia
  • 370,000 homes were damaged, but the building codes implemented after the earlier earthquakes meant that despite the size of the earthquake, damage was far less than that caused a few weeks earlier by the 2010 Haiti earthquake, in which at least 100,000 people died.Santiago-Wikipedia
  • Since the turn of the 21st century, the country has endured a coup d'état, which prompted a U.N. intervention, as well as a deadly earthquake that killed over 250,000.Haiti-Wikipedia

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