What did the 2010 Haiti Earthquake do to Haiti?

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It damaged Haiti and it's people/ The earthquake also brought people together to help the citizens of Haiti.
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What caused the earthquake in Haiti on January 12 2010?

An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. When the Richter measurement is reported it ranges from very small earth (MORE)

When was the Haiti Earthquake?

A massive earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. It was the worst earthquake in the region in more than 200 years, with over 200,000 presumed dead. the biggest earth quake in 200 yrs it happen Jan. 12 2010 at 4:15 IN THE MORNING.

What caused the 2010 Haiti earthquake?

I would say that two of the plates were sliding past each other, got stuck, and slipped past each other so fast that it caused pressure rising to the surface, and caused an earthquake.

Where was the epicentre and hypocentre of the earthquake in Haiti on January 12 2010?

The earthquake's epicentre (the point on the surface directly above the earthquake rupture zone) was 25 km WSW of the Haitian capital city, Port-Au-Prince. According to the US Geological Survey the exact co-ordinates were 18.457°N, 72.533°W. The hypocentre (the point within the Earth whe (MORE)

Which parts of Haiti were affected by the earthquake on January 12 2010?

The following are the worst-affected areas after the earthquake: . Leogane . Port-au-Prince . Petit Gauve . Grand Gauve . Jacmel . Miragoane . St. Marc . Le Cayes You can also check out this link for more information... http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2010/jan/13/haiti (MORE)

Haiti 7.0 2010 earthquake?

it was not in the whole Haiti it was in the capital of haiti the earthquake was roughly 25 miles west of the capital of haiti

How can you travel to Haiti in the wake of the earthquake on January 12 2010?

At the present time you should not travel to Haiti and will have no way to travel there unless you are part of an organized relief effort, such as the military expeditions being sent by both the US and Canada. This is not something for people to do on their own, the problems are too great. If you we (MORE)

What areas of Haiti were affected by the earthquake in January 2010?

The US Geological Survey reports that the whole of Haiti was affected to some extent by the earthquake with the whole country experiencing at a minimum a moderate or level V event on the Modified Mercalli Intensity scale which is capable of causing damage to buildings. A significant number of the (MORE)

How did Haiti get an earthquake?

Because going through the middle of haiti is a fault line so he fault line causes earthquakes when the two plates on each side move.

What impact has the earthquake in Haiti had on the environment?

it was the world that came down on it and they were not prepared for the earthquake in Haiti Haiti have had this terrible thing happen because of this they have had a massive impact on there nature a lot of animals have died and a lot more people. Not only this, but in Port-au-Prince, smoke and (MORE)

Why was the earthquake in Haiti so deadly?

It was a strong earth quake and the structures of the buildings in Haiti are generally poor. Mixing this with overpopulation which cramps many people together caused many to die.Hatit is also a very poor country with no money to get earthquakes precations.They could not afford help and it took weeks (MORE)

What type of earthquake did Haiti have in January 2010?

On the 12th of January 2010 at 21:53:10 GMT / 16:53:10 local time, a strike slip fault known as the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault, forming part of the transform boundary between the Caribbean and North American plates slipped due to the stresses that had accumulated within the crust causing a mag (MORE)

Responses to the Haiti earthquake?

Victim reactions to natural disasters vary widely, from calm stoicism or shock, to crying, wailing, and other displays of emotions. Many people panic, but as well, many people immediately become local rescuers, organizers, and leaders among groups of survivors. The biggest difficulties with the Hai (MORE)

Where was the Haiti earthquake?

The Haiti earthquake was, strangely enough, in a country called Haiti. Haiti is within the North Atlantic Ocean. It occupies the western third of the island called Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, and west of the Dominican Republic. The epicentre was at 18Â (MORE)

Is the earthquake in Haiti terrorism?

No. In real life, no one knows how to switch earthquakes off and on. There is a quake of some amount around once a day, almost always too small to feel. Earthquakes are a natural thing.

What are the main issues about The Haiti Earthquake?

one cause for concern is health because after the earthquake lots of people gor sick from either dirty water, no sanitation or being flattened by a fallen building. some of the main issues are: 1 safety of the survivors with rehabilitation 2 prevention of disease and containing any outbreak of epide (MORE)

Where was the epicentre of the Earthquake in Haiti?

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 was located 15 miles WSW of the capital Port-Au-Prince. According to the US Geological Survey the exact co-ordinates were 18.457°N, 72.533°W. Please see the related question for more information about this earthquake and abo (MORE)

What harm did Haitis earthquake do?

Haiti earthquake killed 300 people and 20 are still missing . About 200,000 dead, many thousands still unaccounted for. Most buildings in the capital city damaged or destroyed, hundreds of thousands now living under plastic sheets etc.

Why where so many people affected by haiti 2010 earthquake?

People in Haiti were affected by the earthquake of 2010 because the structures could not withstand the shifting and shaking.. People did not know what to do, in an earthquake, instead of running outside, they ran inside their homes and buildings.

What cause the haiti earthquake in January 2010?

i think the plates sliding passed each other which are transform boundaries by the way one effect of this is an earthquake which happened here its very sad nothing was left thank 'yours truly unknown