SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (LALATE) – Breaking news of an earthquake today shaking near San Diego and felt in Los Angeles. Tonight’s earthquake near San Diego California was the most significant in several months registering a 5.7 magnitude. It was followed with nearly half a dozen earthquakes later.
Today at 9:26 PM PST, a 5.7 earthquake struck Ocotillo, CA. That location has been a hot bed of earthquakes for 2010. It’s within a region that includes Seeley, CA, Mexicali and Tijuana that have collectively be the epicenter of dozens of quakes in 2010.
The previous most notable earthquake was the April 4, 2010 earthquake which produced a 7.2 in the region of Holtville, Seeley, and Julian 3:30 pm PST, felt from San Diego to Los Angeles; that quake would be followed by a 4.5 and a series 3 to 5.0 earthquakes the next 72 hours. Here are maps of tonight’s earthquake
Today’s earthquake June 14, 2010 5.7 struck at 9:26 PM, followed by a 3.9 at 9:29 PM PST, a 3.6 at 9:31 PM PST, 3.2 at 9:32 PM PST, 3.2 at 9:33 PM PST, a 3.4 at 9:34 PM PST, a 4.1 at 9:35 PM PST and a 4.1 at 9:36 PM PST.
USGS Data reports today’s earthquake had was a depth of 4.3 miles below the earth’s surface and the following distances: 8 km (5 miles) SE (124°) from Ocotillo, CA, * 24 km (15 miles) WSW (244°) from Seeley, CA; 26 km (16 miles) ENE (70°) from Jacumba Hot Springs, CA; 36 km (22 miles) WSW (254°) from El Centro, CA
43 km (27 miles) W (277°) from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico; and 104 km (65 miles) E (79°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
No reports of injuries.