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Major earthquake off Mexico coast sparks warning of possible tsunami

Residents on the southern coast have reportedly been told to evacuate in case of a tsunami after the magnitude 8.0 quake A magnitude eight earthquake has been reported off the coast of Mexico, with residents told to evacuate and a tsunami warning issued for the region and neighbouring countries. The quake struck 200km south-west of the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez just after midnight on Thursday local time.
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