LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A moderate California earthquake today 2012 has struck outside Los Angeles and San Dieog. The California earthquake today Saturday, December 15, 2012 was not centered near the epicenter of Friday’s major earthquake, officials tell news.
Shortly after 12:13 pm PST today, a 3.7 magnitude earthquake stuck Southern California today. The quake however had virtually no depth. Officials tell news that the quake began nine miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the quake could be felt across area.
The quake was centered two miles southeast of El Centro. Officials tell news that the quake was three miles north of Heber and five miles southeast of Imperial. The quake began nine miles northwest of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico and eighty-eight miles east of Tijuana.
Today’s quake was not located near Friday’s epicenter. On Friday, a 6.3 magnitude temblor struck off the west coast of Baja California, close to Avalon. USGS told news that the quake was one hundred seventy miles west of Imperial Beach and Coronado, California. The quake was also west of Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro, and of La Jolla. No damage has yet to be reported from today’s quake.