Earthquake strikes near Tajumulco, Guatemala; at least 1 reported injured

At least one person was injured after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook western Guatemala, near the border of Mexico, on Wednesday, damaging homes and triggering landslides, officials said.

The earthquake struck at 1:29 a.m. local time in the department of San Marcos west of the capital near the Mexican border, Guatemala's emergency coordination agency said. The epicenter was 20 kilometers (13 miles) west of San Marcos, Guatemala, which has about 25,000 residents. The tremors were felt throughout the country.

No tsunami warning was issued.

One man was injured when part of a church collapsed in San Sebastian Retalhuelu in southern Guatemala, the country's National Civil Police said.

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