Strong earthquakes hit off California coast — Initially thought to be M6.4 and M6.1 back-to-back — 190 miles from San Onofre nuclear plant (VIDEO)

Published: December 14th, 2012 at 12:03 pm ET
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Title: Strong California Earthquakes
Source: WBOY
Author: Tony Amormino, Meteorologist
Date Updated: Dec 14, 2012 7:50 AM EST
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A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of California and Mexico Friday morning.

A 6.3 earthquake struck at 5:36am EST and minutes later a powerful aftershock, a 4.7, occurred just north of the original earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey. [...]

Originally, it was thought a 6.4 and 6.1 earthquake happened within moments of each other. It was later confirmed that there was only one earthquake. [...]

Distance from quake to San Onofre nuclear plant

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Published: December 14th, 2012 at 12:03 pm ET
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