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Magnitude 7.6 earthquake off Central America sparks tsunami warning for Caribbean – World

An enormous earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck near remote Caribbean Islands coming from Honduras on Tuesday, stimulating a tsunami warning for the Puerto Rico and also the United States Virgin Islands.

The quake rattled home windows in the Honduran funding of Tegucigalpa approximately 519 kilometres to the eastern, yet no damages was instantly reported.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Facility claimed a tsunami advisory held for Puerto Rico and also the United States Virgin Islands after the earthquake and also alerted of feasible waves approximately one metre over trend degree.

The United States Geological Study claimed the quake, at first reported as a magnitude 7.8, was centred 202 kilometres northeast of Barra Patuca in Honduras and also 307 kilometres southwest of George Community in the Cayman Islands.

It was extremely superficial, just 10 kilometres, which would certainly have intensified its result.

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