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Quake measuring 5.9-magnitude jolts Haiti, killed 11

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As per the details given by the US Geological Survey (USGS), in an earthquake measuring 5.9-magnititude on the Richter scale jolted Haiti and killed at least ten people along with injuring many.

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The USGS said the centre of the quake that hit the island nation on Saturday night was about 11 miles northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix and it was only 7.2 miles deep, reports media.

There was damage in the northern sections of the country, President Jovenel Moïse tweeted.

He urged residents to remain calm and said civil protection workers are on alert.

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