5.7-magnitude quake hits Santa Cruz Islands -- USGS

2013-02-02 01:25:51 GMT2013-02-02 09:25:51(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Santa Cruz Islands at 06:18:35 (Beijing Time) Saturday (22:18:35 GMT Friday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 22.30 km, was initially determined to be at 11.1335 degrees south latitude and 165.3607 degrees east longitude.

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