This sinkhole appeared on a beach in Grand Cayman after the earthquake struck.
MIAMI--A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday, triggering warnings of "hazardous" tsunami waves up to a meter (3 feet) high for Cuba, Jamaica, and west to Mexico and Central America, but there were no initial reports of major damage.
The epicenter of the quake was between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba, at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles (10 km). "Hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts," the International Tsunami Information Center said.
Passengers disembarking the aircraft that had to make an emergency landing. Photo by Walter Hellebrand.
AIRPORT--A Windward Islands Airways International Winair flight travelling from St. Maarten to Curaçao had to make an emergency landing at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on Tuesday morning due to mechanical issues in mid-air.
PHILIPSBURG--Police have confirmed that Ray’s Jewelry at #86A Front Street in Philipsburg was the victim of a robbery, which occurred around 11:00am today, Tuesday.