January 12. 2010


Port Au Prince, The Dominican Republic, & places near and around Cuba, Jamaica, & Puerto Rico.


The earthquake magnitude was 7.0

The offsets of this earthquake has set scientists to predict another future earthquake at about a 50 year interval.

It was a strike-slip fault system.


Some of the primary effects of this earthquake were disintegrated buildings, over 1 million people were left homeless, & over 222,750 people were left dead. The secondary effects were 2 aftershocks and roads blocked with debris.