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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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Cayman Islands ,of Cayman Is. (population 31,777) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
no people
no people
33000 people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1193682 17.469/-83.52 7.6 10 5.22 10 Jan 2018 03:12 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1193682 17.469/-83.52 7.6 10 5.2 10 Jan 2018 03:33 00:42 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1193682 17.469/-83.52 7.6 10 5.2 10 Jan 2018 04:54 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0.01 1193682 17.469/-83.52 7.6 10 5.14 10 Jan 2018 15:24 12:33 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Gracias a Dios Honduras 31000 people
Colon Honduras 1200 people
Zelaya Nicaragua <1000 people
Gracias a Dios Honduras 48000 people
Colon Honduras 270000 people
Zelaya Nicaragua 390000 people
Olancho Honduras 470000 people
Cayman Is. Cayman Islands <1000 people
Islas de la Bahia Honduras <1000 people
Jinotega Nicaragua 45000 people
Yoro Honduras 220000 people
Atlantida Honduras 350000 people
El Paraiso Honduras <1000 people
Isla de la Juventud Cuba 55000 people
Belize Belize 9700 people
Francisco Morazan Honduras 13000 people
Quintana Roo Mexico 220000 people
Corozal Belize 22000 people
Cortes Honduras 140000 people
Pinar del Rio Cuba 88000 people
Stann Creek Belize 6000 people
Orange Walk Belize 1600 people
Toledo Belize 8800 people
Cayo Belize <1000 people
Izabal Guatemala 4300 people
Matanzas Cuba <1000 people
Yucatan Mexico <1000 people
Cayman Is. Cayman Islands 33000 people
Francisco Morazan Honduras 1.2 million people
Quintana Roo Mexico 100000 people
Stann Creek Belize <1000 people
Toledo Belize 4200 people
Cayo Belize 34000 people
Izabal Guatemala <1000 people
La Paz Honduras 4000 people
Intibuca Honduras 1500 people
Leon Nicaragua 5500 people
Chinandega Nicaragua 2800 people
Cienfuegos Cuba 3200 people
Valle Honduras 1900 people
Sancti Spiritus Cuba 4200 people
Copan Honduras 11000 people
Villa Clara Cuba 3400 people
Morazan El Salvador 12000 people
San Miguel El Salvador 2000 people
Cabanas El Salvador <1000 people
Camaguey Cuba 3000 people
Usulutan El Salvador 4900 people
Chalatenango El Salvador 33000 people
San Vicente El Salvador <1000 people
Cuscatlan El Salvador 4200 people
San Salvador El Salvador 15000 people
La Libertad El Salvador <1000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Río Platano Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 217 km
Brus Laguna Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 4000 people 218 km
Baltimore Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 220 km
Kuswa Apaika Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 222 km
Bruner Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 229 km
Pascale Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 233 km
Cropunta Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 234 km
Pilón de Azúcar Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 236 km
Ahuás Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 239 km
Guarunta Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 247 km
Canco Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 247 km
Guaguina Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 249 km
Calpo Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 251 km
Tuntuntara Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 257 km
Wauplaya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 260 km
Tusi Cocal Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 211 km
Patlaya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 220 km
Tasbarraya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 223 km
Uhí Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 223 km
Pusuaya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 228 km
Yahurabila Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 230 km
Barra de Caratasca Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 233 km
Kaskí Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 234 km
Donel Colón Honduras Village5 - 236 km
Dapat Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 238 km
Cauauira Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 239 km
Balcaca Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 241 km
Siksatara Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 243 km
Barra Kruta Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 245 km
Puerto Lempira Gracias a Dios Honduras Village4 4700 people 246 km
La Puerta Colón Honduras Village5 - 247 km
Sico Colón Honduras Village5 - 250 km
Kanko Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 251 km
Iriona Colón Honduras Village5 - 252 km
Serciertara Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 265 km
Raya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 267 km
Copén Colón Honduras Village5 - 270 km
Clubkí Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 272 km
Irlaya Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 275 km
Tipí Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 275 km
Guanaja Islas de la Bahia Honduras Village5 1900 people 276 km
Barranco Colón Honduras Village5 - 276 km
Limón Colón Honduras Village5 - 276 km
Wampusirpi Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 1400 people 277 km
Mocorón Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 281 km
Cabo Gracias Viejo Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 282 km
Auka Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 1200 people 282 km
Lisagnia Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 283 km
Francia Colón Honduras Village5 1300 people 287 km
Santa Rosa Aguán Colón Honduras Village5 - 288 km
Raití Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 293 km
Coom Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 295 km
Huasla Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 296 km
Bachilaya Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 299 km
Klark Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 302 km
Bismuna Tara Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 302 km
Torre Dos Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 302 km
Viena Colón Honduras Village5 - 302 km
Bilas Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 303 km
Corocito Colón Honduras Village5 2800 people 303 km
Durango Colón Honduras Village5 - 304 km
Santa Ana Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 304 km
Sáupuka Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 304 km
Waspán Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 6700 people 306 km
Kisaliya Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 308 km
Pranza Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 309 km
Leimus Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 310 km
Jerónimo Colón Honduras Village5 - 310 km
Buena Vista Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 311 km
Palmichal Colón Honduras Village5 - 311 km
Trujillo Colón Honduras City 9600 people 311 km
Puerto Castilla Colón Honduras Village5 1200 people 312 km
Bull Sirpe Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 313 km
El Carbón Olancho Honduras Village5 - 314 km
Loma de Enmedio Olancho Honduras Village5 - 317 km
Suhí Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 318 km
Pital Colón Honduras Village5 - 319 km
Campamento Omega Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 319 km
Rus Rus Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 320 km
La Colonia Olancho Honduras Village5 - 321 km
Santa Fe Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 322 km
Santa Fe Colón Honduras Village5 - 323 km
Salamá Colón Honduras Village5 - 323 km
La Esperanza Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 325 km
Santa Isabel Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 327 km
Gun Bay Cayman Islands Village5 - 327 km
Juan Antonio Colón Honduras Village5 - 328 km
La Tronquera Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 329 km
Atascosa Colón Honduras Village5 - 331 km
Kaska Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 332 km
Ninayeri Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 333 km
La Soledad Olancho Honduras Village5 - 333 km
Suak Suakia Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 333 km
Betulia Colón Honduras Village5 - 333 km
Tocoa Colón Honduras Village4 30000 people 333 km
Awas Rila Gracias a Dios Honduras Village5 - 333 km
Manga Seca Colón Honduras Village5 - 333 km
Esquipulas Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 333 km
San Carlos Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 333 km
Ledakura Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 334 km
Graytown Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 336 km
Cayo Campo Colón Honduras Village5 - 337 km
Aguaquire Olancho Honduras Village5 - 337 km
Concepción Colón Honduras Village5 - 340 km
Turawas Olancho Honduras Village5 - 341 km
Zamora Colón Honduras Village5 2900 people 341 km
Colima Colón Honduras Village5 - 341 km
Dulce Nombre de Culmí Olancho Honduras Village5 - 342 km
Awastara Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 342 km
Cuyutingni Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 343 km
El Guasmal Colón Honduras Village5 - 344 km
Páhara Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 344 km
Auas Tingni Atlántico Norte Nicaragua Village5 - 345 km
Tapiquil Colón Honduras Village5 - 346 km
Chichiguite Colón Honduras Village5 - 347 km
George Town Cayman Islands Capital 29000 people 303 km
Bodden Town Cayman Islands Village5 6400 people 311 km
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo Mexico Village4 53000 people 512 km
La Pancha Francisco Morazán Honduras Village5 - 541 km
Tegucigalpa Francisco Morazán Honduras Capital 840000 people 544 km
El Durasno Francisco Morazán Honduras Village5 - 545 km
Agua Salada Francisco Morazán Honduras Village5 - 549 km
Spanish Lookout Cayo Belize Village5 - 581 km
Soccoths Cayo Belize Village5 - 586 km
El Cayo Cayo Belize Village5 - 590 km
Joateca Morazán El Salvador Village5 - 626 km
San Jacinto León Nicaragua Village5 - 645 km
Caserío Los Portillos Chinandega Nicaragua Village5 - 647 km
Los Ángeles Chinandega Nicaragua Village5 - 648 km
Managuara San Miguel El Salvador Village5 - 673 km
El Dorado Chalatenango El Salvador Village5 - 699 km
Chalatenango Chalatenango El Salvador City 19000 people 705 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Islas del Cisne 12 Civ. Unpaved No 4600
Brus Laguna Araslaya BHG unknown 0
Ahuas AHS 30 0
Iriona IRN unknown 0
Puerto Lempira PEU 8 Civ. Unpaved No 5000
Guanaja GJA 11 0
Limon LMH unknown 0
Mocoron / Durzuna 76 0
Trujillo Capiro TJI unknown 0
Bonito Oriental 22 0
Waspan 35 0
Trujillo 3 0
Waspam WSP unknown 0
Tocoa TCF unknown 0
San Esteban SET unknown 0
Gualaco GUO unknown 0
Puerto Cabezas PUZ 16 Civ. Paved No 8200
Catacamas CAA 455 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
Olanchito OAN unknown 0
Bonanza 182 0
Coyoles CYL unknown 0
Goloson International LCE 15 Civ. Paved Yes 9600
Bonanza San Pedro BZA unknown 0
Justicalpa JUT unknown 0
Rosita RFS 63 0
Siuna 146 0
Siuna SIU unknown 0
Tela TEA 2 Civ. Paved No 4400
Siguanea SZJ 12 Civ. Paved No 5900
Rafael Cabrera GER 24 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
San Julian SNJ 30 Mil. Paved No 8400
Sartaneja SJX unknown 0
La Lima 23 0
Silver Creek SVK unknown 0
Ramon Villeda Morales SAP 27 Civ. Paved Yes 9200
Chetumal International CTM 12 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Corozal Municipal CZH unknown 0
Carrillo Puerto 61 0
Owen Roberts International GCM 2 Civ. Paved Yes 7000
Playa Del Carmen PCM unknown 0
Toncontin International TGU 1004 Civ. Paved Yes 6100
Punta Gorda PND unknown 0
Palacios PCH unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Islas Santanilla Honduras
Puerto Lempire Honduras
Caratasco Honduras
Guanaja Island HNGJA Honduras
Cape Gracias A Dios Honduras
Trujillo Honduras
Puerto Castilla HNPCA Honduras
Cayos Miskitos Nicaragua
Tuapi Nicaragua
Puerto Cabezas NIPUZ Nicaragua
La Ceiba HNLCE Honduras
Puerto Isabel Nicaragua
Tela HNTEA Honduras
Herrero Point Mexico
Georgetown KYGGT Cayman Islands
Georgetown, Grand Cayman KYGGT Cayman Islands

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