Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Mexico’s Gulf of California

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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Mexico’s Gulf of California today. There are no immediate reports of damage.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 19 Jan 2018 16:17:44 UTC

• 19 Jan 2018 16:17:44 near epicenter

Location 26.634N 110.982W

Depth 10 km

Distances • 78.1 km (48.4 mi) NNE of Loreto, Mexico
• 123.4 km (76.5 mi) SW of Pueblo Yaqui, Mexico
• 126.1 km (78.2 mi) WSW of Villa Juarez, Mexico
• 135.0 km (83.7 mi) W of Huatabampo, Mexico
• 273.5 km (169.6 mi) S of Hermosillo, Mexico

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.6 km; Vertical 1.9 km

Parameters Nph = 69; Dmin = 342.7 km; Rmss = 1.34 seconds; Gp = 108°