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Jordan- Massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake strikes in the Caribbean

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, Jan. 10 (Petra)-- A massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the Caribbean Sea, prompting a tsunami warning for nearby islands including the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Jamaica.

The tremor, one of the largest to hit the Caribbean in recorded history, struck on Tuesday night just over 25 miles from the coast of Great Swan Island, belonging to Honduras.

The earthquake had a depth of 6.2 miles and rocked several Central American nations.

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