Sismicité historique de la France 
Antilles-Guyane-Mer des Caraïbes 

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Characteristic of the earthquake
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Identity: 9000771 
Date of the earthquake: 8 April 1860
Time of the earthquake: 22 h 30 min 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: HAITI (GOLFE DE GONAIVES) − HAITI 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) 
Longitude: 73° 10' W, Latitude: 18° 32' N
Reliability index: Fairly certain location (
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Fairly certain (B
 

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles