LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A light California earthquake today 2014 has struck east of San Diego. The California earthquake today February 14, 2014 began in the predawn morning hours. Damage assessment is pending.
Officials tell news that a 2.5 magnitude California earthquake today hit just after 3:21 am PST today. The quake had virtually no depth. USGS indicates to news the quake started only five miles below ground level. As a result the quake could be felt across only the immediate vicinity.
USGS tells news that the quake was twenty-two miles east of Pine Valley. It started thrity-four miles northeast of Tecate, Mexico and thirty-four miles west of Imperial. It was thirty-four miles west of El Centro and roughly two hundred miles from Phoenix.
Several quakes have been striking north of south of the border near this region in recent months. In October, a Mexico earthquake was eleven miles west of Naica. It was twenty-seven miles west of Saucillo and twenty-nine miles southwest of Ciudad Delicias. The quake was also roughly five hundred miles from Austin, Texas.
Last August another quake struck, however north of the border. That quake was sixteen miles east of Pine Valley. It was twenty-nine miles east of Alpine and thirty miles northeast of Tecate, Mexico, The quake was roughly two hundred miles west of Phoenix as well.