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Tue Sep 25, 2012, 08:11 PM

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes near Mexico's Baja Peninsula

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck near Mexico's Baja Peninsula on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake's epicenter was located 38 miles north of La Paz, Mexico, and was offshore.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/25/us-quake-mexico-idUSBRE88O1IE20120925

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trailmonkee Sep 2012 OP
goclark Sep 2012 #1
DemKittyNC Sep 2012 #2
cbayer Sep 2012 #3
Brother Buzz Sep 2012 #4
cbayer Sep 2012 #5
Brother Buzz Sep 2012 #6

Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 08:15 PM

1. Hope there are no aftershocks

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 08:20 PM

2. Oh no

I hope everyone is okay!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 08:29 PM

3. Heavily populated and tourist laden region.

Lots of boats down there as well.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 09:06 PM

4. In my opinion, hurricanes are the biggest threat

We lost a sailboat dry docked in La Paz in 1998

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Response to Brother Buzz (Reply #4)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 09:24 PM

5. Yikes. Sorry to hear that.

You are correct about the threat to boats.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 25, 2012, 09:48 PM

6. Speaking of threats to boats

Let's hope our sailing friends cruising mid Baja peninsula are seeking safer ports, what with that hurricane bearing down on them. I have friends that like to spend this time of the year in Turtle bay, but I'm confident they're pull their hook and headed it south a little early.

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