|Honduras : Earthquake : 1999/07|
|Outline||A strong earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale jolted the border areas between Guatemala and Honduras on July 11 at 8.14 h a.m. local time.Another major tremor on 13 July, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Honduras - Earthquake/Rains OCHA Situation Report No. 2|
|The tremor caused fissures in buildings notably in the hospital in El Progreso.Some electricity posts have also fallen. Neither the health network nor any public buildings have been built to withstand tremors or earthquakes.|
|Honduras and Guatemala - Earthquake OCHA Geneva Situation Report No. 1|
Serious damage has been experienced by the local electrical network, the airport as well as a number of houses.
The town of Livingstone was the most damaged. Houses have suffered and part of the population was evacuated. In Puerto Barrios, severe damage occurred to the road infrastructure, houses and the energy system.
|Agence France-Presse 1999/07/11|
|At least one person was killed and 27 injured.||It's been raining for the past two days in Puerto Barrios, and with all this water and the quake, the Tepemechines River has overflowed its banks and carried away a number of poor houses.|