Tegucigalpa, Honduras — An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake rattled windows in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa roughly 519km to the east and was felt at least as far north as the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, but no damage was immediately reported. Rodrigo Anaya Rodriguez was in a hammock inside his house near the popular tourist site of Bacalar Lake near Mexico’s Caribbean coast when he felt three tremors. "It felt like a bulldozer was driving past," he said. "It didn’t last long but was very violent." He ran to his balcony and saw electricity posts and cables swaying. In Honduras, firefighters said some residents in southern neighbourhoods fled their homes after feeling the shaking. The country operates a small naval base on Great Swan Island, about 44km west of the quake’s epicentre, but it was not ...

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