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Journal Article
Published: 04 January 2023
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2023) 113 (1): 73–98.
...) was coordinated to document damage to the built environment after the event. This article evaluates two ground‐motion records available in Haiti in the context of the geology of the region and known areas with significant damage, such as Les Cayes. We also present a new map of time‐averaged shear‐wave velocity...
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Journal Article
Published: 12 July 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2022) 112 (5): 2468–2486.
... publications (e.g., Bilham, 2010 ; CB in Fig.  1b represented by green diamond) have shown different assumed locations for a single 1860 earthquake, including to the northwest of Les Cayes on the Tiburon Peninsula. Following the 14 August 2021 M  7.2 Nippes, Haiti, earthquake, it was evident from early...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 November 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2023) 113 (1): 157–185.
... by Martin and Hough (2022) , which focused on earthquakes in 1860, relied primarily on French language newspapers published in Haiti and a detailed eyewitness account from Les Cayes ( Müller, 1860 ). Although the Haitian newspapers considered by Martin and Hough (2022) were not published as early as 1770...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 February 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (2A): 407–415.
... five strong‐motion NetQuakes instruments (Table  2 ; Fig.  5 ; also see Data and Resources ) although the reliability of these stations has been variable. Most of these are in or near Port‐au‐Prince. There was a sixth station in the southwestern part of Haiti in Les Cayes (NQAFC). It has been removed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1912
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1912) 2 (3): 161–180.
... Moreau Histoire physique des Antilles Françaises, savoir; La Martinique et les iles de la Guadaloupe . Paris , 1822 , 8 0 6. Long Edward The History of Jamaica , etc. 3 vol. London , 1774 , 4 0 7...
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Map of Hispaniola (<span class="search-highlight">Haiti</span> and the Dominican Republic). Fault traces are show...
Published: 01 February 2012
. The small green circles are the locations of towns mentioned in the text: A, Old Azua; AaV, Anse a Veau; C, Cotui; CdS, Cul‐de‐Sac; CH, Cap Haitien; H, Hinche; L, Leogane; LC, Les Cayes; LV, La Vega; PaP, Port‐au‐Prince; PG, Petit Goave; SD, Santo Domingo.
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (1): 18–30.
.... The small green circles are the locations of towns mentioned in the text: A, Old Azua; AaV, Anse a Veau; C, Cotui; CdS, Cul‐de‐Sac; CH, Cap Haitien; H, Hinche; L, Leogane; LC, Les Cayes; LV, La Vega; PaP, Port‐au‐Prince; PG, Petit Goave; SD, Santo Domingo. ...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2023
Earthquake Spectra (2023) 39 (4): 2613–2643.
... highlighted the great precariousness of the Caribbean coastal cities, such as Les Cayes which was subject to shaking intensity of approximately ≈0.34 g, with many cases of liquefaction reported by residents. The liquefaction phenomenon in 2010 in Haiti was an instructive event among other soil...
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A survey of historical soil liquefaction in the Caribbean Greater and Lesse...
Published: 01 November 2023
and resumed its course weeks later; in the city of Les Cayes, a section of the shore sank six inches and water of a sulfurous odor originated from it. As a result of the 1887 event, at Mole-Saint-Nicolas, a spring of hot water burst forth in the middle of the town ( Scherer, 1912 ; Frankel et al., 2011
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1978
AAPG Bulletin (1978) 62 (10): 2044–2110.
... drilled within 4 years, so apparently the Cul-de-Sac block (which covers 2,368 sq km, both offshore and onshore) was relinquished. The other 3 blocks held by Crux et al (Artibonite, Plaine du Nord, and Les Cayes) cover a total of 3,999 sq km, both onshore and offshore. No information is available...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1940
AAPG Bulletin (1940) 24 (9): 1548–1610.
... of the Maracaibo Basin also seems to date from these orogenic movements, since from the beginning of the Oligocene epoch, brackish-water sedimentation appeared in this area. The lower one—of a thickness of 45 meters—forms the promontory between Anse des Lézards and Anse des Cayes and includes two zones...
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