A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has rattled the southern part of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, but there are no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 47 miles (75 kilometers) north-northeast of the city of La Paz, Baja California Sur.

The USGS said the quake occurred at about 4:45 p.m. local time and was centered offshore in the Gulf of California.

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