M 5.5 in Honduras on 08 Feb 2023 15:16 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1358361
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.7536 , -86.0733
Event Date: 08 Feb 2023 15:16 UTC
08 Feb 2023 09:16 Local
Exposed Population: 70 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 08 Feb 2023 15:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Honduras)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000jmhm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

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Earthquake Felt on Honduran Tourist Island, No Initial Reports of Dama ... 2023-02-09T13:35+0100.

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (51), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),