5.3-magnitude quake rocks US, navyamedia

5.3-magnitude quake rocks US

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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.