Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Oman: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: May 10, 2013 10:30 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the Gulf nation of Oman on Saturday near the northern city of Al Khasab, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake had a depth of 21 miles and was centered 116 miles east of al Khasab, the agency said.

(Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Peter Cooney)