Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no tsunami

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no tsunamiBy Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. Rodrigo Anaya Rodriguez was in a hammock inside his house near the popular tourist site of Bacalar Lake near Mexico's Caribbean coast when he felt three tremors. In Honduras, firefighters said some residents in southern neighborhoods fled their homes after feeling the shaking.




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