M 7.6 in Honduras on 10 Jan 2018 02:51 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 17.4693 , -83.5197
Event Date: 10 Jan 2018 02:51 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c2zy
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2018 03:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (HND)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1193672 0.45 10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.5M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 00:56) 00:06 GEOFON
1193673 1.07 10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 1.1m (at 00:52) 00:07 PTWC
1193674 1.07 10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 1.1m (at 00:52) 00:08 NTWC    
1193682 0.45 10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.6M, 10km 5.14 No people affected 0.5m (at 00:56) 00:19 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Honduras , Department of Gracias a Dios (population 42,054) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Gracias a Dios Honduras 42000 people
Colon Honduras 150000 people
Zelaya Nicaragua 330000 people
Olancho Honduras 340000 people
Cayman Is. Cayman Islands 31000 people
Islas de la Bahia Honduras 26000 people
Jinotega Nicaragua 190000 people
Yoro Honduras 400000 people
Atlantida Honduras 400000 people
El Paraiso Honduras 270000 people
Isla de la Juventud Cuba 77000 people
Belize Belize 67000 people
Francisco Morazan Honduras 990000 people
Quintana Roo Mexico 530000 people
Nueva Segovia Nicaragua 130000 people
Corozal Belize 34000 people
Cortes Honduras 790000 people
Pinar del Rio Cuba 720000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Islas del Cisne 12 Civ. Unpaved No 4600 45 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Islas Santanilla Honduras 44 km

More information

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