In Guatemala, 10 people were reported injured. Buildings collapsed and electricity lines were cut.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) 1999/07/15
Two earthquakes, one with an epicenter in the Pacific Ocean and the other centered in the Atlantic, shook Guatemala overnight.
An earthquake of 5.3 degrees on the Richter scale rock the south-east of Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador on Tuesday.
The quake was felt in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa, 240 kms southeast of Puerto Barrios, and in the Mexican city of Villahermosa which is 530 kms to the northwest.
A strong Caribbean earthquake has left at least 37 people injured in eastern Guatemala and shattered windows and cracked walls throughout the region.
OCHA Situation Report No.2 1999/07/13
Heavy rains have been recorded in the northern and central part of Honduras. These rains are likely to continue due to a tropical depression in the region.
Flooding has been reported in the town of Puerto Cortes and, in Tegucigalpa (the capital).
A strong earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale jolted the border areas between Guatemala and Honduras on July 11.
The coastal region of Central America is still trying to pick up the pieces from Hurricane Mitch. Mitch killed 9,000 Central Americans and caused billions of dollars in damage last October and November.
The quake, felt in five countries on Sunday morning, measured up to 6.6 on the Richter scale, enough to destroy homes and crack buildings close to the epicenter near Puerto Barrios, near the Honduran border.
OCHA Geneva Situation Report No. 1 1999/07/11
The shockwaves were felt as far away as the Gulf Coast of Mexico and that Belize and San Salvador were also rocked by the phenomenon, but seem to have experienced only minor damage.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) 1999/07/11
Guatemalan authorities and rescue teams were deployed to the affected areas to coordinate relief efforts and assess the damage.