Sunday, April 04, 2010

ANOTHER ONE - Magnitude 7.8 quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra

Magnitude 7.8 quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra Tuesday the 6th



Magnitude-7.2 Quake in Baja Shakes SoCal
A magnitude-7.2 earthquake in Baja California could be felt in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. Several aftershocks or other quakes have been reported.
Initial reports said the quake was magnitude-6.9, but officials with the USGS mentioned that number might change.
The quake's epicenter was located about 108 miles east-southeast from Tijuana, about 38 miles southwest San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, and about 16 miles south-southwest Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico.

The quake had a depth of 20.1 miles and struck at 3:40 p.m. The quake set high rise buildings in Riverside, Los Angeles and San Diego rocking back and forth. It also was felt in Palm Springs...

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck the Imperial area at 4:15 p.m. At 4:09 p.m., a magnitude-4.5 quake was reported about 21 miles south of Ocotillo.

One reporter in the Inland Empire clocked the duration at 45 seconds. An visitor in Movjave said movement could be felt for one minute.

A Granada Hills resident said things started to settle after about one minute.

"But it seemed like forever," he added.

The quake was felt for about 40 seconds in Tijuana, Mexico, causing buildings to sway and knocking out power in parts of the city. The Associated Press reported that families celebrating Easter ran out of the homes, with children screaming and crying.
Earlier this weekend, a series of small-to-moderate quakes hit the geothermally-active area....

Baja California quake magnitude raised to 7.2

7.2 Quake Based Near Mexicali Shakes Up SoCal - Tremors Felt In Mexico All The Way To Santa Barbara
List of recent quakes

Friends report 19 earthquakes in the last hour and a half... (h/t: Dorian)


  1. .....Didn't Feel a Thing......

    In the kitchen, helping Miss Dragn finish up Easter dinner, and Zip, Nada, Ziltch.

    Newbury Park, built on a granite mountain.

  2. So, this wasn't Gallegos' fault, was it?

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