Washington D.C [USA]: A massive earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, has struck the Caribbean islands.
Massive 7.8 quake jolts Caribbean Islands
A tsunami advisory was in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to a statement released by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The USGS also warned that hazardous tsunami waves were 'possible' for coasts located within 1,000 km of the earthquake epicentre.
This includes the Caribbean islands and Central America and parts of Mexico and the United States.
No loss of lives and properties have been reported so far.