Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

The earthquake occurred at 1041 GMT some 79 kilometres south-southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador at a depth of six miles, according to the USGS.

AFP| Updated: May 12, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Washington: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Friday in the Pacific off the coast of Central America, the US Geological Survey said.

The earthquake occurred at 1041 GMT some 79 kilometres south-southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador at a depth of six miles, according to the USGS.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.