LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Southern California earthquake today 2013 has just struck east of San Diego. The Southern California earthquake today December 28, 2013 began moments ago. No reports of injuries are expected.
Officials tell news that a 2.9 magnitude Southern California earthquake today began just after 10:14 am PST. The quake was shallow. USGS indicates to news that the quake began only 2.5 miles below ground level. As a result the quake could be felt across neighboring towns.
USGS tell news that the quake started nineteen miles south of Borrego Springs. The quake was thirty-one miles east of San Diego Country Estates and thirty-two miles east of Alpine. The quake was also thirty-six miles east of Ramona as well.
Several quakes have been hitting the San Diego area this fall. In November, one quake was nine miles east of Julian and nineteen miles east of San Diego Country Estates. The quake was twenty-two mile east of Alpine and twenty-four miles east of Ramona.
The same epicenter created countless quakes during 2010 but has become less active in the last two years. On April 4, 2013, a similar quake struck seven miles east of Julian. It was thirty-four miles from Escondido and forty-five miles from San Diego.