2018 Haiti earthquake facts for kids
|Depth||24.0 km (15 mi)|
|Areas affected||Haiti, Dominican Republic|
|Max. intensity||V (Moderate)|
On October 6, 2018, at approximately 8:11 p.m, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck 19 km northwest of Port-de-Paix, Haiti. The earthquake killed at least 12 people, and shaking was felt as far away as Port-au-Prince.
The earthquake was the strongest to hit Haiti since January 12, 2010.
2018 Haiti earthquake Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.