Relief agencies waiting for word from more vulnerable and isolated locations after 7.2 earthquake in Baja California


Last updated 4/4/2010 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - What might be the largest earthquake ever felt in San Diego struck northern Baja California today, spawning numerous aftershocks, jolting Southern Californians, causing minor damage around San Diego and at least one fatality south of the border.

The 7.2 earthquake struck at 3:40 p.m. 37 miles south-southeast of Mexicali, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The heads of San Diego relief agencies said it appeared damage in the heavily populated Baja California capital was not as bad as might be expected, but word had not come in from more vulnerable and isolated locations c...

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