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TSUNAMI THREAT TO PUERTO RICO VIRGIN ISLANDS After MAJOR 7.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Honduras

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck 36km ENE of Great Swan Island, Honduras.

A relative nearby place to the powerful quake is Barra Patuca, Honduras.

A tsunami advisory has been issued.

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA… THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO
PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS
AND STRONG OCEAN CURRENTS THAT COULD BE A HAZARD ALONG
COASTS… BEACHES… IN HARBORS… AND IN COASTAL WATERS.

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA… HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE
FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST…UPDATED
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* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL
ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF HONDURAS…BELIZE

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