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Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Coastline

As of 8:22 a.m. Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration states there is no tsunami watch, warning or advisory. 

The quake that rocked the Pacific Ocean off the coastline near the San Diego/Mexico border Friday morning did not cause any significant damage, despite its ferocity, according to reports.

Dubbed the Avalon Earthquake, the temblor struck at 2:36 a.m. about 150 miles off the Baja coast.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was felt in towns along each side of the International Border.

At press time, 2,464 respondents in 389 zip codes told the U.S.G.S. they felt the temblor.

As of 8:22 a.m. Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration states there is no tsunami watch, warning or advisory.

To keep up on events related to this earthquake, click here.

Dana December 15, 2012 at 08:29 AM
I just wanna share that I heard people of God said there will be 9-10 richter scale mega historical earthquake hit california. Now God is calling for repentance. Please accept Jesus as your only savior. The mega historical earthquake is a sign of His coming to rapture the church. Prepare the way in an absolute repentance, righteousness, and holiness. Otherwise, you will be left behind and face the great tribulation on earth
Galactic Cannibal December 16, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Hey Dudette JESUS is DEAD and the GOD I believe in ain't short of cash.
KB December 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM
Can I get an Amen for GC!?
Brenda December 16, 2012 at 11:36 PM
HECK Gal Cann I thought I was the only girl you called Dudette on here. <~~~~Stomping off with tears flowing from the only thing still pretty on the old gal, blue eyes. DANA--I am newly 53 yrs old, and I have to tell you I have heard this story all my life. I have lived through the earthquake that destroyed my house and took it right off the foundation in Whittier '87. I still believe the big one is coming and the good Lord doesnt have anything to do with it. In case you havent read the scientific books a quake of 7+ is enough to flatten a town and a 8+ will totally level every city within 20 miles of that fault line. The Whittier quake nearly did that, given old buildings too, and it was lowered to a 5.7 I think from a 6.3. KB---tossing in my AMEN for GC just cause he is my hero :)~~~
TheDivineMsE December 21, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Oh my ~ These threads are hilarious!

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