An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 occurred off the coast of Honduras

An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 occurred in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras. Epicenter was located in 201 kilometers to the north-east of the village of Barra-Patuka in Honduras. The hearth of the earthquake lay at a depth of 10 kilometers. The authorities of Honduras announced a 12-hour danger of a tsunami in part of the country after a powerful earthquake.

There is a threat of a tsunami for Honduras, Mexico, Belize, Panama, Nicaragua, Cuba, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Guatemala, the Cayman Islands.

Underground tremors were felt almost throughout the country, as well as in Mexico.

Barra Patuca, Honduras
201.9 km (125.5 mi) NNEPopulation: 2.758
Puerto Lempira, Honduras
245.2 km (152.4 mi) NPopulation: 4,856
George Town, Cayman Islands
303.1 km (188.3 mi) SWPopulation: 29,370
West Bay, Cayman Islands
305.7 km (190.0 mi) SWPopulation: 11,269
Bodden Town, Cayman Islands
312.0 km (193.8 mi) SWPopulation: 10,341

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