News Release

Magnitude 6.7 GULF OF CALIFORNIA
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 17:53:14 UTC

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 105 km (65 miles) S of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico at 11:53 AM MDT, Oct 21, 2010 (11:53 AM MDT in Mexico). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time. Additional information about this earthquake can be obtained from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (National Autonomous University of Mexico) in Mexico City (52-55-622-4126).

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver