Tuesday, June 15, 2010

More Quakes

First, we see a significant quake in Southern California:

"Strong earthquake, aftershocks strike southern California"

A strong earthquake struck southern California on Monday evening and was felt as far away as Los Angeles and San Diego, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 9.26 p.m. PDT (0426 UTC Tuesday) was centered about 5 miles (8 kilometers) southeast of Ocotillo, a census-designated place in Imperial County. It struck about 4.3 miles (6.9 kilometers) deep, making it a shallow earthquake, according to the California Integrated Seismic Network.

There are also more quakes reported around the world ("diverse places"):

4.8 Chile
5.4 Taiwan
4.9 Indonesia
4.5 Costa Rica

In addition, there was at least one aftershock in southern California measured at 4.5.

Earthquake Map

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