At 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. Among the more than a dozen people injured were a little girl in San Marcos, Guatemala, who was hurt by a sheet of metal roofing sliding off a building, according to local media.
The earthquake struck 15km (10 miles) north-west of San Marcos at around 1.30am local time (8.30am BST), at a depth of 111km.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that the relatively deep epicentre, hitting just inland of the Pacific coast, meant there was no risk of a tsunami.

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