NASA Study of Haiti Quake Yields Surprising Results

Oct. 14 – The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that caused more than 200,000 causalities and devastated Haiti’s economy in January resulted not from the Enriquillo fault, as previously believed, but from slip on multiple faults – primarily a previously unknown, subsurface fault – according to a study published online this week in Nature Geoscience.
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2010-337

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