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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.

Mike December 14, 2012 at 05:04 PM
Big one coming in 4 days
Marshall December 14, 2012 at 05:13 PM
Ok Nostradamus.. uh I mean Mike
Adrian December 14, 2012 at 05:35 PM
Mike, to the Mayans: "I see your 21st, and I'll raise you the 18th".
Galactic Cannibal December 14, 2012 at 05:50 PM
What will JESUS or Mohammad do, to stop these Quakes worldwide ? OH yes I forgot ..PRAY...that will do the trick. Amen
Dirk Hunter December 14, 2012 at 06:07 PM
Just a preclude to the end of the world coming December 21st, 2012 per the Mayan Calendar ;) BTW... The earthquake was Bush's fault.
Brenda December 14, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Hmm, Patch wanted me to fill something out for Facebook before my post goes through so I guess I have to? does this one go through?
Brenda December 14, 2012 at 06:55 PM
Worked this time and now I have to redo the last one. chit. Oh yeah, why is everything in this world due to politics or politicians you guys? Always strays to there and I hate it cause we get enough politics. I think I need to renew my pot smoking card and go back to bed the rest of the day.
Paul December 14, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Felt it was only a a quick shock.
SA December 14, 2012 at 08:11 PM
Yes it was and Obama saved the Pacific Ocean from draining out!
John Doe December 15, 2012 at 12:15 AM
May your mockings be as flea's on a camel. GOoD luck
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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