January 18, 2019 / 5:10 PM / a month ago

Earthquake of six magnitude strikes off Clipperton Island - USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off Clipperton Island in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake struck 688 kilometers east southeast of the uninhabited island in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Central America.

There was no tsunami threat reported.

Writing by Louise Heavens; Editing by Jan Harvey

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