Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude centred in Molucca Sea between north Sulawesi and north Malukuon, US Geological Survey says, triggering a tsunami warning.
Several buildings were damaged, and a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico over the Suchiate river was closed after the tremors struck the region.The quake also caused power outages in several areas of Guatemala.
The earthquake struck at a shallow depth just off the Philippines island of Mindanao, prompting warnings of hazardous tsunami waves for Philippines and Indonesia.
Fiji's national disaster office had issued a nationwide tsunami warning after the powerful underwater quake, leading to widespread evacuations and traffic jams.
The same region experienced four earthquakes in the last six weeks. The one on August 24, measuring 6.6, killed nearly 300 people.
Japan shaken twelve times by earthquakes in last three days, magnitude between five and ten, according to USGS, kills at least 34 people
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