Quake of 6.1 magnitude strikes off California: USGS

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Posted: Dec 14, 2012 5:59 AM
Quake of 6.1 magnitude strikes off California: USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck 142 kilometers (88 miles) southwest of the coast of California at 1036 GMT, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Friday.

It said the quake was recorded at a depth of 11 km.

(Writing by Tom Pfeiffer)