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Journal Article
Published: 24 May 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (3): 1298–1315.
... sources of seismic hazard in Haiti. Nevertheless, the last M w  7 January 2010 earthquake did not rupture the well‐expressed main trace of EPGFZ ( Prentice et al. , 2010 ). The epicenter of this event was located north of this trace, close to the small town of Gressier, west of PortauPrince...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (6): 2704–2713.
...Susan E. Hough; Tomoyo Taniguchi; Jean‐Robert Altidor Abstract The M 7.0 Haiti earthquake of 12 January 2010 caused catastrophic damage and loss of life in the capital city of PortauPrince. The extent of the damage was primarily due to poor construction and high population density. The earthquake...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1915
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1915) 5 (3): 171–173.
... Intensitgt der V~/ellen der drahtlosen Telegraphie bei S0nnenuntergang. BAILEY WILLIS. SUBTERRANEAN SOUNDS HEARD IN THE WEST INDIES. I n the Bulletin Semestriel de L'Observatoire M~t6orotogique du S6minaire-Coll~ge St. Martial, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January-June 1914, are some interesting notes concerning...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1913
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1913) 3 (3): 149.
... METEOROLOGIQUE DU SI~M~INAIRE-COLLEGEST. MARTIAL. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jnillet~De- cembre, I912. Like its predecessors, this bulletin is chiefly occupied with the meteorology of the island of Haiti, but pages 129-139 are devoted to seismology. Pages 13o-131 contain some additional notes on the "gouffre...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1912
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1912) 2 (4): 261–262.
...~GEST. MARTIAL, PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI. Jnillet- Decembre, 191 I. The bulk of this volume is devoted to meteorology, but at page 147 is a list of thirty microseisms registered at Port-au-Prince by the Bosch-Omori pendulum. There are four pages of valuable notes in regard to the shock that occurred...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1912
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1912) 2 (4): 262.
...-COLLEGE ST. i]'IARTIAI,, PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, Janvier- Juin, 1912. This bulletin, under the direction of Professor J. Scherer, is de- voted primarily to the meteorology of Haiti, but pages 52-55 contain records of earthquakes, and some interesting notes on the "gouffre." During the period covered...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1911
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1911) 1 (3): 126–127.
... the seismicity for a hundred years, from I8Io to 19o9, with its highest development between 33 ° and 34 °, and the next lower between 32° and 33 °. J. C. BRANNER. BULLETIN SEMESTRIEL DE L'OBsERVATOIRE ETEOROLOGIQUE DU SI~MINAIRE-CoLLEGE ST. MARTIAL, PORT-Au-PRINCE, HAITI, Janvier- Juin, 191o; Juillet-D6cembre...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2023
Earthquake Spectra (2023) 39 (4): 2613–2643.
...Jean-Robert Pierre, M. EERI On 12 January 2010, the M7.0 Haiti earthquake caused infrastructure damage induced by extensive soil liquefaction and foundation failure in the Port-au-Prince International Seaport and Léogâne Plain. This study re-examines the soil liquefaction effects of the main shock...
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Topographic map of the <span class="search-highlight">Port</span>-<span class="search-highlight">au</span>-<span class="search-highlight">Prince</span>, <span class="search-highlight">Haiti</span> region, showing earthquake epi...
Published: 01 August 2015
Figure 3. Topographic map of the Port-au-Prince, Haiti region, showing earthquake epicenters (yellow stars), fault surface projections (black rectangle; Allen et al. 2008 ), and observed ground failures (red circles).
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (1): 18–30.
... earthquakes migrating from east to west started with the 18 October 1751 M I 7.4–7.5 earthquake, probably located near the eastern end of the fault in the Dominican Republic, followed by the 21 November 1751 M I 6.6 earthquake near PortauPrince, Haiti, and the 3 June 1770 M I 7.5 earthquake west of the 2010...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (2A): 971–983.
... American plates. Past large earthquakes that destroyed the capital cities of Kingston, Jamaica (1692, 1907), and PortauPrince, Haiti (1751, 1770), as well as the 2010 Haiti earthquake that killed more than 50,000 people, have heightened awareness of seismic hazards in the northern Caribbean. We present...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2016
Earthquake Spectra (2016) 32 (1): 591–610.
...Hiroyuki Miura, M. EERI; Saburoh Midorikawa, M. EERI; Masashi Matsuoka, M. EERI Damage to individual buildings in an urban area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, from the 2010 Haiti earthquake was assessed by means of high-resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) intensity images and ancillary building...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 December 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2023) 113 (1): 131–142.
... and geophysical data acquired since the current maps were produced. This is particularly important for southern Haiti where the newly identified active reverse fault system described here crosscuts the ∼3 million inhabitants’ urban area of PortauPrince. The campaign Global Positioning System (GPS) data...
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Journal Article
Published: 13 October 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2023) 113 (1): 58–72.
... for the 2010 Haiti earthquake ( Douilly et al. , 2013 ), and the yellow circles indicate the aftershock relocation for the 2021 Nippes rupture from this study. The blue dashed rectangle shows the area encompassed in Figure  6 and beyond. J, Jérémie; L, Léogâne; PaP, PortauPrince; and TBF, Trois Baies fault...
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Journal Article
Published: 06 September 2023
Seismological Research Letters (2023) 94 (6): 2725–2739.
... of the Caribbean—North American plate boundary. The black solid rectangle displays the area shown in panel (c), and the red arrows show the relative motion of plates to the Caribbean plate (cm/yr). (b) Zoom‐on the RS stations located in the PortauPrince area (blue dashed line box in panel c). (c) Main active...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 30 September 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (6): 1738–1750.
... the terms of the CC-BY-NC license. Recently, the Mw 7.0 2010 Haiti transpressional earthquake prompted several geological and geophysical studies to constrain the fault geometry and the crustal structure in the area of the main shock near the capital city Port-au-Prince ( Calais et al., 2010...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2011
Geology (2011) 39 (8): 723–726.
... Templeton Abstract Although the 12 January 2010 Haiti earthquake was one of the deadliest earthquakes in history, it left no clear geological evidence of rupture on land. As a tectonic event, the earthquake was complex; even the faults involved remain unclear. Using geophysical and coring data, we document...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (2): 773–782.
... al. , 2010 )—run roughly east–west across Hispaniola, posing a significant earthquake hazard ( Prentice, et al. , 2010 ; Frankel et al. , 2010 ; Mann et al. , 2002 ). On 12 January 2010, an M w  7.0 earthquake occurred in this region killing more than 230,000 people in the city of Portau...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(14)
... Groundwater resources in Haiti are considered abundant, with greater than 2 billion cubic meters per year (2 × 10 9 m 3 /yr) of renewable resources and 56 billion cubic meters of reserves. However, groundwater is not available everywhere and many aquifers are often low yielding, discontinuous...
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Hazard comparisons between this study and previous studies. Comparison of h...
Published: 18 January 2022
in the USVI, Havana, Cuba (HV), Kingston, Jamaica (KG), Mayaguez, PR (M), Montego Bay, Jamaica (MB), Ponce, PR (P), Port of Spain, Trinidad (PoS), PortauPrince, Haiti (PaP), San Juan, PR (SJ), Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (SdC), Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (SC), and Santo Domingo, Dominican