May 11, 2013 / 2:33 AM / 4 years ago

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Oman: USGS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the Gulf nation of Oman on Saturday near the northern city of Al Khasab, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake had a depth of 21 miles and was centered 116 miles east of al Khasab, the agency said.

Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Peter Cooney

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