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M 7.6 in Honduras on 10 Jan 2018 02:51 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Honduras

The JRC has developed a global tsunami wave height calculation model, which is run after each earthquake issued by seismological institutes around the world.

This report is for earthquake episode 1193682 of event 1130552 issued at 10 Jan 2018 02:51 (GDACS Event ID 1130552, Latest episode ID: 1193682, inserted at 10 Jan 2018 03:11 UTC ).


Current impact estimate:

  • The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.5m in Punta_Molas_del_Norte, Mexico. This height is estimated for 10-Jan-2018 03:47:00.
  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 10 Jan 2018 02:51 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
A pre-calculated grid scenario is also available here
Population density map


Tsunami maximum wave height
Tsunami maximum wave height (Source: JRC)

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Affected locations

Date Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
10-Jan-2018 03:47:00 Punta_Molas_del_Norte Mexico  0.5m
10-Jan-2018 03:43:00 Mocobila Honduras  0.4m
10-Jan-2018 03:47:00 Huarta Honduras  0.3m
10-Jan-2018 03:47:00 Rio_Platano Honduras  0.3m
10-Jan-2018 03:47:00 Battle_Ground Cayman Islands  0.3m
10-Jan-2018 03:45:00 George_Town Cayman Islands  0.3m
10-Jan-2018 03:37:00 Tusi_Cocal Honduras  0.3m
10-Jan-2018 03:49:00 El_Placer Mexico  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 03:39:00 Tasbarraya Honduras  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 03:29:00 Donel Honduras  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 03:35:00 Barra_del_Patuca Honduras  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 04:21:00 Blossom_Point Cayman Islands  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 03:37:00 La_Furnia Cuba  0.2m
10-Jan-2018 04:01:00 Farallones Honduras  0.2m
Locations affected by Tsunami wave (15 of 109)

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