Saturday 21 October 2017

Quake strikes off California coast

An earthquake has been recorded off the coast of California and Mexico
An earthquake has been recorded off the coast of California and Mexico

A large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California and Mexico.

The US Geological Survey said the quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, was recorded 163 miles south-southwest of the California city of Avalon and 167 miles west-southwest of Rosarito, Mexico.

It was at the relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles.

No tsunami warning has been issued.

Press Association

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