The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has hit in the Gulf of California. It says the earthquake struck Sunday at 1:14 a.m. local time at a depth of 6 miles. The epicenter is 37 miles south-southwest of Topolobampo, Mexico.
The U.S. National Weather Service tweeted that no tsunami is expected from the earthquake. Mexico, which lies on three tectonic plates, is one of the world’s most seismically active regions. The Los Angeles Times