Large earthquake strikes off Southern California coast
MEXICO CITY -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean this morning off the coast of Southern California and Mexico.
The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, was recorded at 2:36 a.m., 163 miles south southwest of the California city of Avalon and 167 miles west southwest of Rosarito, Mexico.
It was at the relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles.
No tsunami warning has been issued.