Magnitude-6 earthquake hits Gulf of California

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Associated Press

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 6:02 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 8 at 6:34 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude-6 earthquake has shaken the Gulf of California coast in Mexico, but there are no reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 11:26 p.m. Sunday local time (2:26 a.m. Monday EST; 0626 GMT) was centered 63 miles (102 kilometers) southwest of Los Mochis.

Local officials reported some panic, but no known damage.

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