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Strong Earthquake Strikes
Off California Coast

AccuWeather, by Meghan Evans

Original Article

Posted By:PLPointer67, 12/14/2012 12:51:24 PM

A strong earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of California early Friday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. It was a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rattled at 2:36 a.m. PST Friday. The epicenter was 163 miles south-southwest of Avalon, Calif. The quake occurred at a depth of 7.0 miles. Some light shaking was felt around Los Angeles and San Diego. Aftershocks have occurred after the quake. At 2:50 a.m. PST Friday, an aftershock, rated a 4.7 on the Richter Scale, hit 95 miles south-southwest of Avalon, Calif.

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I wasn´t awake to feel the shake. Seems there´s no historic record of a quake out there.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/14/2012 1:08:19 PM     (No. 9065519)

Starting to wonder about this Mayan stuff after all....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/14/2012 1:15:49 PM     (No. 9065541)

Slept through it in San Diego.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/14/2012 1:38:30 PM     (No. 9065596)

Slept through the whole thing in Los Angeles.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 12/14/2012 4:07:06 PM     (No. 9065897)

Not enough!

The Entire State should fall into the ocean ......... G-d would not grieve one bit.

They deserve what they get ........... just like Katrina .......... New Orleans, a totally immoral city.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 12/14/2012 8:14:14 PM     (No. 9066302)

To bad it didn´t hit the mainland and then let the mainland break off and sink into the ocean.

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