MAPS! A 4.6 California earthquake is the latest to shake San Diego and Los Angeles today. Today’s earthquake being felt in San Diego to Los Angeles is the latest significant aftershock of the Sunday 7.2 earthquake that struck shortly after 3:30 pm PST centered in Baja California.
As LALATE has been reporting since Sunday, there have been daily at least three dozen aftershock earthquakes being felt in California. The earthquakes have been centered in Southern California, mostly just above the Mexico border, and in Baja California, just south of the Mexico border.
But just moments ago at roughly 3:00 AM PST Tuesday, a significant aftershock earthquake struck measuring 4.6. It again was centered just outside of Seeley, California. These Seeley earthquakes are roughly 13 miles from the town, 14 miles from Ocotillo, 17 miles from Heber, and 18 miles from El Centro.
Here are maps of the initial 7.2 earthquake.
Earthquake Map 1
Earthquake Map 2
Earthquake Map 3
Earthquake Map 4
Earlier today, there was a 3.9 in Seeley followed 12 minutes later by a significant 4.5 in San Felipe, Mexico.
There was additionally at 4.6 at Seeley just after midnight today. On Monday, less than 24 hours after the 7.2 earthquake, Seeley got struck by a 5.1 earthquake aftershock.
The latest Seeley earthquake at 3 am PST had almost no depth, a mere 3 miles below the earth’s surface, causing its movement to be felt over a great distance.
USGS data for the 4.6 Seeley quake is as follows:
* Tuesday, April 06, 2010 at 10:06:36 UTC
* Tuesday, April 06, 2010 at 03:06:36 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 32.618°N, 115.793°W
Depth 4.4 km (2.7 miles)
Region BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
* 22 km (13 miles) SSW (207°) from Seeley, CA
* 23 km (14 miles) SE (125°) from Ocotillo, CA
* 28 km (17 miles) WSW (243°) from Heber, CA
* 29 km (18 miles) SW (229°) from El Centro, CA
* 31 km (19 miles) W (263°) from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
* 115 km (72 miles) E (85°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico