7.6-magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Honduras

7.6-magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Honduras

"Based on the preliminary natural disaster parameters, hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000 kilometers of the quake epicenter", the US National Weather Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The singer took to Instagram to let fans know he was safe after a massive 7.6 magnitude natural disaster struck the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras. The tremor struck in the sea about 125 miles (202 kilometers) north-northeast of Barra Patuca, Honduras, and 188 miles (303 kilometers) southwest of George Town, Cayman Islands.

The USGS said, "The Great Swan Island, Honduras natural disaster occurred as the result of strike slip faulting in the shallow crust near the boundary between the North America and Caribbean plates".

It's one of the strongest quakes to hit the Caribbean in recorded history.

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President Juan Orlando Hernandez tweeted that the emergency system had been activated and people should remain calm.

Nine other earthquakes of magnitude 6 or larger have occurred within 400 km of the January 9, 2018 event over the preceding century. The quake that devastated Haiti was magnitude 7.0.

There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries, however, this is an ongoing story and more will be available as information is released.

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