Latest earthquakes near Honduras today

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List of latest earthquakes near Honduras.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 02:48AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 189 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 26, 2024 12:01AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.8 295 km SSE
from Tegucigalpa
May 25, 2024 05:23PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.3 243 km SSE
from Tegucigalpa
May 25, 2024 04:20PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.9 256 km S
from Ciudad Choluteca
May 25, 2024 07:18AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 185 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 25, 2024 04:12AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 270 km S
from Tegucigalpa
May 25, 2024 03:19AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.2 194 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 10:44PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.1 233 km S
from Ciudad Choluteca
May 24, 2024 10:41PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.6 289 km S
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 10:37PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.1 288 km S
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 09:23PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.7 211 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 02:58PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.6 200 km SSE
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 10:14AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 177 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 24, 2024 05:31AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 190 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 11:15PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.5 199 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 10:16PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.0 198 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 05:51AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.8 219 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 05:45AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.6 213 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 03:43AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.6 205 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 02:35AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 2.6 259 km E
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 02:16AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.1 281 km SSE
from Tegucigalpa
May 23, 2024 02:15AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 4.6 56 km WSW
from Ciudad Choluteca
May 22, 2024 10:15PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.2 232 km SW
from Tegucigalpa
May 22, 2024 10:06PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.2 210 km S
from Tegucigalpa
May 22, 2024 09:21PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 3.1 270 km SSE
from Ciudad Choluteca

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Honduras

Recent Honduras Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Honduras. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Honduras and elsewhere.

Honduras Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
252 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
May 26, 2024 02:48

Average

A total of 2520 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Honduras in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 252 earthquakes per year, or 21 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Honduras roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Honduras in 2022. A total of 296 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Honduras that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Honduras with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Honduras in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Honduras during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Honduras (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2354 93.41%
Mag. 5 158 6.27%
Mag. 6 7 0.28%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Honduras

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jan 13, 2001 11:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Honduras occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/Tegucigalpa timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 199 kilometers (124 mi) south-southwest of Tegucigalpa, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Honduras in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jan 13, 2001 11:33, 195 kilometers (121 mi) south-southwest of Tegucigalpa. It is the strongest earthquake near Honduras in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Honduras in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Honduras.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Honduras.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 7.3 199 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.6 247 km WSW
from Tegucigalpa
Apr 21, 2022 01:42AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.6 282 km S
from Tegucigalpa
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.5 227 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.5 171 km SSW
from Tegucigalpa
Apr 16, 2020 02:04AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.1 177 km NE
from La Ceiba
Jun 9, 2016 09:25PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.1 58 km SSE
from Ciudad Choluteca
Jan 6, 2022 10:25AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 6.1 239 km S
from Tegucigalpa
May 16, 2019 10:22AM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 5.9 100 km SW
from Ciudad Choluteca
Jul 30, 2019 11:54PM
(Tegucigalpa)
M 5.9 258 km WSW
from Tegucigalpa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Honduras

Earthquakes by region of Honduras

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Honduras.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Honduras.

When was the last earthquake in Honduras?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Honduras on the night of May 26, 2024 at 02:48 local time (America/Tegucigalpa). The center of this earthquake was located 189km south-southwest of Tegucigalpa at a depth of 28km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Honduras in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Honduras?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Honduras on the morning of January 13, 2001 at 11:33 local time (America/Tegucigalpa). The center of this earthquake was located 195km southwest of Tegucigalpa at a depth of 60km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Honduras since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Honduras?

In the past 10 years, 2520 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Honduras. This averages to 252 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.