Earthquake location
The location of the earthquake in the Gulf of California. Courtesy USGS

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the Gulf of California region in Mexico on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with no damage reported from authorities.

The quake had a depth of 6.21 miles, the USGS said.

Earlier, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre had pegged the earthquake at a magnitude of 5.8.

Mexico’s national civil protection agency said on Twitter that no damage was reported and there was no tsunami risk following the quake.


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