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Number of Aftershocks in Haiti

How many aftershocks were there in the Haiti earthquake?

55.

As of February 5, total of 55 aftershocks with a magnitude of 4.5 or greater have been recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) since the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, 2010. The latest aftershock that hit Haiti was on February 4, with a magnitude of 4.6. In its January 21 statement, the USGS warns that aftershocks should be expected in the months, if not years to come.

This fact is verified on : February 20, 2010.





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