UPDATED: January 9, 2018  10:40 PM

(CBS) – The United States Geological Service reports a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea.

screen shot 2018 01 09 at 9 21 20 pm Magnitude 7.6 Earthquake Strikes In Caribbean Sea North Of Honduras

Earthquake in Caribbean (USGS)

The Tuesday quake has sparked a tsunami warning in the area, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Reuters reports that a tsunami advisory is in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The quake’s centered about 125.4 miles north/northeast off the coast of Barra Patucca, Honduras.

No reports of serious damage was immediately reported, but The Associated Press said there were was cracks in homes in Colon and Atlantida provinces along the northern coast of Honduras and Olancho in eastern Honduras.



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