Haiti Earthquake Summary Available From the US Geological Survey

Posted January 20th, 2010 by mit-admin

Looking for the scientific background on the Haiti M7.0 earthquake? The US Geological Survey (USGS) has posted a colorful earthquake summary poster that shows Haiti’s tectonic setting, earthquake epicenters, historical earthquakes, and ground shaking. Different sizes and formats of the poster can be downloaded.

Additional details on seismicity, seismic hazards, population exposure, and scientific and technical information on the earthquake are available at the Earthquake Hazards Program’s site.

Contact Michael Noga with any questions.

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