Mexico earthquake: Magnitude 6.9 seismic tremor hits Pacific coast at Guatemala border

Mexico earthquake: Magnitude 6.9 seismic tremor hits Pacific coast at Guatemala borderAt least one person has died after a very powerful but deep earthquake struck the border between Mexico and Guatemala, sending shockwaves that could be felt by around 12 million people across neighbouring countries. The US Geological Survey measured the earthquake at magnitude 6.9, and there were reports of landslides, power cuts, damage to homes and injuries across Guatemala and Mexico. One man was killed when a Catholic church collapsed in San Sebastian, in Guatemala’s Retalhuleu province, emergency services officials said.



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