7.8 earthquake near Honduras triggers tsunami warning in Caribbean Sea

 

(KRON) — A 7.6 magnitude earthquake near Honduras triggered a tsunami warning on Tuesday night, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake struck at around 6:51 p.m. in the Caribean Sea north of Honduras.

The quake had a depth of 33 kilometers (20 miles).

A tsunami warning had been issued as a result of the quake.

But that warning has since been canceled.

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