M 6.0 earthquake hit Gulf of California

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Earthquake M6.0 hit Gulf of California on October 08, 2012 at 06:26:22 UTC. The epicenter was located  93 km (58 miles) SSW (209°) from Ahome, Sinaloa and Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico (25.182°N, 109.622°W) at depth of 10.1 km (6.3 miles) according to USGS.

EMSC recorded M5.7 at same depth.

The epicenter was in the sea and similar strong earthquakes before didn’t generated any serious damage.

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  1. THIS EARTHQUAKE WAS WARNED BUT IGNORED AS USUAL:

    To: undisclosed recipients

    Sent: Sunday, 30 September 2012 2:38 PM
    Subject: MEXICO NORTH – BAJA / GULF OF CALIFORNIA

    Dear Experts,
    With the continuing / prevailing every individual weather changes in N Mexico, earthquakes will be followed in 10-15 days subsequently in Baja / Gulf of California.

    With Thanks&Regards
    S.Prakash
    ASNT NDT Level III (MT,PT,RT,UT,VT)
    Tamilnadu
    INDIA
    00919443922723

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