However, two hours after the quake, the threat passed, and all tsunami advisories connected with the quake were withdrawn.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.8, was centered 125 miles (202 km) northeast of Barra Patuca in Honduras and 191 miles (307 km) southwest of George Town in the Cayman Islands.
The second perceptible quake this year, the seismic movement occurred in the Fault of Motaguam that goes from the islands Cayman and Guatemala, in the Western Caribbean Sea, says the digital website Cubadebate. The natural disaster that devastated Haiti was magnitude 7.0. The 2009 natural disaster, which was much closer to land, resulted in seven fatalities, 40 injuries and 130 buildings being damaged or destroyed.
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