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M 7.6 in Honduras on 10 Jan 2018 02:51 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 7.6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000c2zy
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 17.4693, -83.5197
  • Time (UTC): 10 Jan 2018 02:51:31
  • Time (ECT): 10 Jan 2018 03:51:31
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1193672 0.45

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193672
0.45 realtime 2018-01-10 02:57:53 No people affected 0.45
  Earthquake 210877
0 realtime 2018-01-10 02:57:53 No people affected No people affected 0
  Tsunami 29160
0.45 realtime 2018-01-10 05:38:31 No people affected No people affected 0.45
  29160
0.45 realtime 2nd step 2018-01-10 04:04:11 No people affected No people affected 0.45
  29160
0.4 realtime 1st step 2018-01-10 03:51:05 No people affected No people affected 0.4
Close
10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.5M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 00:56) 00:06 GEOFON GEOFON
1193673 1.07

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193673
1.07 realtime 2018-01-10 02:59:02 No people affected 1.14
  Earthquake 210878
0 realtime 2018-01-10 02:59:25 No people affected No people affected 0
  Tsunami 29165
1.07 realtime 2018-01-10 04:02:36 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29165
1.07 realtime 2nd step 2018-01-10 03:43:08 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29165
0.57 realtime 1st step 2018-01-10 03:38:12 No people affected No people affected 0.57
  29162
1.07 realtime 2018-01-10 04:02:35 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29162
1.07 realtime 2nd step 2018-01-10 03:43:06 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29162
0.57 realtime 1st step 2018-01-10 03:38:09 No people affected No people affected 0.57
  29161
0 scenario 2018-01-10 02:59:02 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 1.1m (at 00:52) 00:07 PTWC PTWC
1193674 1.07

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193674
1.07 realtime 2018-01-10 03:00:02 No people affected 1.14
  Earthquake 210879
0 realtime 2018-01-10 03:00:20 No people affected No people affected 0
  Tsunami 29165
1.07 realtime 2018-01-10 04:02:36 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29165
1.07 realtime 2nd step 2018-01-10 03:43:08 No people affected No people affected 1.14
  29165
0.57 realtime 1st step 2018-01-10 03:38:12 No people affected No people affected 0.57
  29164
0 scenario 2018-01-10 03:00:02 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 1.1m (at 00:52) 00:08 NTWC NTWC    
1193682 0.45

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1193682
0.45 realtime 2018-01-10 03:11:02 No people affected 0.45
  Earthquake 210882
0 realtime 2018-01-10 03:11:23 No people affected No people affected 0
  Shakemap 4
0.01 realtime 2018-01-10 15:25:53 No people affected No people affected 0
  Tsunami 29171
0.45 realtime 2018-01-10 05:38:34 No people affected No people affected 0.45
  29171
0.45 realtime 2nd step 2018-01-10 04:04:13 No people affected No people affected 0.45
  29171
0.4 realtime 1st step 2018-01-10 03:51:08 No people affected No people affected 0.4
  29170
0 scenario 2018-01-10 03:11:02 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
10 Jan 2018 02:51 7.6M, 10km 5.22 No people affected 0.5m (at 00:56) 00:19 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
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

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

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

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Islas del Cisne 12 Civ. Unpaved No 4600 45 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Islas Santanilla Honduras 44 km

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