USGS: Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off west coast of Africa

By REUTERS
April 10, 2012 09:01

WASHINGTON - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the western coast of Africa on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported.

The quake's epicenter was 471 miles (758 km) north of Ascension Island and it occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), the USGS said.


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