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'Hazardous' Tsunami Warning for Three Caribbean countries

29. 01. 2020 | 1.36am
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'Hazardous' Tsunami Warning for Three Caribbean countries

The coasts of Jamaica, Cuba and the Cayman Islands could face "hazardous tsunami waves" following a 7.3 to 7.6 earthquake in the Caribbean Sea, RT news reports.

The International Tsunami Information Center has also issued a tsunami warning for Belize, Honduras, Mexico.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in the strait between Jamaica and Cuba on Tuesday.

The earthquake had a 10 km depth and occurred just northwest of Jamaica by 117 km. 

The earthquake was initially recorded as 7.3 magnitude, but has now been raised to 7.7 ,it further reports.

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