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USGS: 6.2-magnitude quake hits in Sea of Cortez off Mexican mainland; no reports of damage

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MEXICO CITY — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.2-magnitude earthquake has hit the Sea of Cortez between the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico. There were no immediate reports of damage.

The USGS says the quake had a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) and its epicenter was 75 miles (121 kilometers) west-southwest of El Dorado, Mexico.

It struck at 7:40 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

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