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Did you feel the Quake?

From the USGS site this morning:

A light earthquake occurred at 4:03:25 AM (PST) on Saturday, January 16, 2010.
The magnitude 4.3 event occurred 4 km (3 miles) WNW of Beaumont, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 15 km ( 9 miles).

We are about 70 miles southwest of the epicenter.  It woke me an Annika up.   Everyone else… still sleeping!

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As I was sitting at my desk, a small 5.1 magnitude rumbler just rippled thru here.  It was located about 100 miles north east of here near Barstow.  Here is a link to the USGS website.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 5.1
Date-Time
Location 34.813°N, 116.419°W
Depth 7.3 km (4.5 miles)
Region SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Distances
  • 26 km (16 miles) WNW (293°) from Ludlow, CA
  • 56 km (35 miles) WNW (297°) from Bagdad, CA
  • 57 km (35 miles) E (97°) from Barstow, CA
  • 188 km (117 miles) ENE (63°) from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.7 km (0.4 miles)
Parameters Nph=059, Dmin=8 km, Rmss=0.19 sec, Gp= 65°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
Event ID ci14408052

Instrumental Intensity Image


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