M 4.8 in North Of Honduras on 23 Jun 2022 20:37 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: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.8994 , -85.7505
Event Date: 23 Jun 2022 20:37 UTC
23 Jun 2022 14:37 Local
Exposed Population:
20 thousand in MMI III
Source: NEIC us7000hjqr
Inserted at: 23 Jun 2022 21:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 ()


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hjqr Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1450122 0 23 Jun 2022 20:37 4.8M, 10km 3.36 20 thousand (in 100km) 00:37 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km 29000 people
75 km 5900 people
50 km 2300 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Black Rock Islas de la Bahía Honduras Village - 46 km
Guanaja Islas de la Bahia Honduras Village 1900 people 51 km
Red Cliff Islas de la Bahía Honduras Village - 57 km
Barbareta Islas de la Bahía Honduras Village - 67 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Guanaja GJA 11 0 53 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Guanaja Island HNGJA Honduras 51 km

More information

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