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Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings

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Hunduras

According to ABC News, one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern times struck off the coast of Honduras on Tuesday January 9, at 8:50 PM, shaking the mainland and setting off tsunami warnings that were canceled about an hour later.

The quake on Wednesday was felt across northern Central America, briefly prompting a tsunami warning in Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands.

A magnitude 7.6 quake struck in the Caribbean Sea, aprox.

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez urged citizens to "stay calm, report emergencies and follow the instructions of authorities".

There are no early reports of damage on land, but the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center warns of tsunami dangers in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, other islands and the coast of Central America.

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The quake was one of the strongest in recent history in the region, the Associated Press reported.

The US Geological Survey said the quake was was centered 125 miles (202 km) northeast of Barra Patuca in Honduras and 191 miles (307 km) southwest of George Town in the Cayman Islands.

Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of seismic services of Central America and the Caribbean are today on alert in the face of probable replicas of an natural disaster that shook the zone late last night with an intensity of 7.6 degree in the Richter scale.

Other than cracks in some buildings in the region, no other damage or injuries were reported.

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