In the period between May 31st and June 2nd, 2022, the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Agatha generated adverse atmospheric conditions that caused moderate to heavy rainfall over several regions of Belize.
This event briefing describes the impact of rainfall on Belize, which was associated with a Covered Area Rainfall Event (CARE), starting on May 31st and ending on June 2nd 2022.
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at 18:58:38 (UTC) on 25 May 2022, 49.7 km (30.9 mi) ENE of Masachapa, Managua, Nicaragua; 60.3 km (37.5 mi) ENE of San Rafael del Sur, Managua, Nicaragua and 80.8 km (50.2 mi) NE of El Crucero, Managua, Nicaragua. Final estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 11.561°N, 86.908°W, and at a depth of 46.0 km.
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred at 13:32:58 (UTC) on 8 May 2022, 70 km (43.5 mi) NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands; 85.1 km (52.9 mi) NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands and 144.8 km (90 mi) NNE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.976°N, 64.359°W, and at a depth of 25.0 km.
March 1, 2022, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados and GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and CCRIF SPC will host the 2022 Caribbean Regional Risk Conference on April 6 & 7, to provide a forum for policymakers, senior technocrats, and other stakeholders to explore country risk management and risk governance.
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred at 23:36:25 UTC on 17 February 2022, 51.1 km (31.7 mi) SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador, 61.7 km (38.3 mi) SSE of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador and 130 km (80.8 mi) ESE of Chinandega, Nicaragua. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 12.788 N, 88.296 W, and at a depth of 68.8 km.
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at 08:03:00 UTC on 15 February 2022, 39.7 km (24.7 mi) NNE of Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe, 51.2 km (31.8 mi) N of Le Moule, Guadeloupe and 53.6 km (33.3 mi) ESE of Falmouth, on the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 16.792 N, 61.342 W, and at a depth of 43.7 km.
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, February 2, 2022. Today, CCRIF and Guardian General Insurance Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding to offer individuals and organizations such as cooperatives and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and their members the ability to protect themselves against economic losses that result from extreme weather associated with wind and rain.
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred at 13:16:23 (UTC) on 24 January 2022, 26 km (16.2 mi) W of Miragoâne, Haiti; 49.8 km (30.9 mi) W of Tigwav, Haiti and 53.1 km (33 mi) NE of Les Cayes, Haiti. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.468°N, 73.335°W, and at a depth of 10.0 km (6.2 mi).