Natural disaster of 7.6 magnitude strikes off Central America: USGS

Natural disaster of 7.6 magnitude strikes off Central America: USGS

The reports that the 7.6 magnitude makes this one of the most powerful earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern day history. The temblor set of tsunami warnings that were canceled and hour later.

A magnitude 7.6 quake has struck near the coast of Honduras, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), which said it was registered at 20:50 local time. Waves were expected to be up to 3 feet above tide level. The tremor struck in the sea about 125 miles north-northeast of Barra Patuca, Honduras, and 188 miles southwest of George Town, Cayman Islands.

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Rempel reported himself safe on Wednesday (Jan. 10), revealing that he was staying in Cancun when the quake occurred and could still feel the effects, even though he was just over 400 miles away from Honduras.

The danger escalates from a threat, to a watch, to an advisory, and to a warning. The shallowness of the epicenter amplifies the effect of the natural disaster. Officials in Honduras said shaking was registered across much of the nation and there were some reports of cracks in homes in Colon and Atlantida provinces along the northern coast and Olancho in eastern Honduras. Hector Pesquera, the public safety secretary reported that the coastlines were being monitored by authorities in 46 municipalities in Puerto Rico.

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There is no reported damage from the natural disaster.

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