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Earthquake in haiti 2021 today news, jamaica and dominican republic now this morning

Western Haiti, felt across the Caribbean, is hit by major earthquakes.

U.S. Geological Survey states that a magnitude 7.2 quake hit Petit-Trou-de-Nippes near its 10 km deep city.

Saturday morning a major earthquake hit West Haiti, and people fled the Caribbean to fear buildings could collapse.

Eight kilometers away from Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, around 150 km west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, at 10 kilometers, was the magnitude of the 7.2 earthquake, according to a U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquake in haiti 2021 today

That made the earthquake bigger and shallower than the seven size size earthquake that hit Haiti 11 years ago and killed ten, if not hundreds of thousands of people.

Although official reports of injuries or deaths in Haiti were not yet available, the images posted on social media, which Reuters could not verify immediately, indicated that in the nearby town of Jérémie, homes and a part of the church are decaying.

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Naomi Verneus, a 34-year-old resident of Port-au-Prince, said she was shaking up waking from the earthquake.

"I was awake and had no time putting my shoes on. We were living through the earthquake of 2010. I recalled that my two children were still inside, my mother was inside. My neighbor came in and told them to leave. We walked down the road, "The Associated Press reported that Verneus said.

A strong, shallow earthquake occurred in Haiti Saturday morning just before 8:30 a.m. The preliminary magnitude is 7.2, stronger than the 2010 deadly earthquake.
In Cuba, fear was also west of Haiti.

"It's all really frightening. For years a major earthquake has taken place, "Daniel Ross said his home had stood firm but the furniture shook, a resident in eastern Cuban Guantánamo City.

There were no reports of material injury, mortality or injury reported by the Cuban authorities.

Residents also experienced the quake in Jamaica.

"Dude, I sense it. It's up to me. It's up. My roof makes a little noise, "Say in Kingston Danny Bailey, 49.

Also reported in the region was a quake, which amounted to magnitude 7.6, whereas the seismological center of Cuba reported that it was magnitude 7.4.

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