5.3-magnitude quake rocks US, navyamedia

5.3-magnitude quake rocks US


An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit off the Southern California coast, according to the US Geological Survey.

The US Geological Survey initially reported the quake was a magnitude-5.0, but it was later upgraded to magnitude-5.3.

The epicenter had a depth of 16.8 km. The quake centered about 57 km southwest of Channel Islands Beach, California, according to the USGS.