美国加州北部附近海域发生6.9级地震

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2014-3-11 10:35

美国地质勘探局当地时间9日晚发布消息说,美国加利福尼亚州北部海域发生里氏6.9级地震,震源深度7公里。美国地质勘探局报告显示,地震于当地时间晚10时18分(北京时间10日13时18分)发生在美国加州北部洪堡县尤里卡市以西50英里处(约合80.5公里)海域,加州北部海岸地区震感明显。随后该海域发生多次低震级余震,目前尚未发出海啸预警。

据尤里卡市警察局消息,警局还没有接到人员伤亡和重大财产损失报告。

6.9-magnitude quake strikes off US western coast

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the U.S. state of California early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake, which occurred at 0518 GMT, was located 77 km northwest of Ferndale, California, with a depth of 7 km, according to the global earthquake monitoring agency.

No damage or casualites have been reported so far.

However, China Earthquake Network Center estimated the earthquake at 7.0magnitude.

There was no threat of a "widespread destructive tsunami," the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said. (xinhua)