Haiti shook by light earthquake

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rocked sections of Haiti early Saturday morning, December 29.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reports that shortly after 5:00 am (local time), the tremor was recorded 23 kilometres south-east of the community of Kenscoff in southern Haiti.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located at 18.33 degrees north and 72.104 degrees west, at a depth of 22.1 kilometres.

According to the Directorate of Civil Protection, there were no reports of damage or loss of life.