Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 63 percent as production recovered after disruptions from natural disasters, but the Japanese automaker slightly lowered its full-year profit forecast because of sales losses in China.
A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.
Two deadly tsunamis in the last decade - the most recent off Japan just one year ago - have left the world much better prepared. The only wave to hit Wednesday was less than 30 inches high, rolling to Indonesia's emptied coastline.
The U.S. Geological survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 and struck 260 miles off the coast of Aceh province. Arief Akhir, an official with Indonesia's geological agency, said a tsunami warning has been issued.
A powerful earthquake hit waters off western Indonesia early Wednesday, prompting officials to briefly issue a tsunami warning. Panicked residents poured into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.