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Multiple earthquakes close to Anza, Southern California

Multiple moderate earthquakes have shaken Southern California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Epicenter close to Anza.
Keep this page open or visit later to get update report.


Update 17:58 UTC
Earthquakes have occured along the San Jacinto fault between the San Andreas and the Elsinore faults. Note that this fault is famous for big earthquakes. It is estimated that Elsinore Fault Zone is capable of producing a quake of 6.5–7.5 MW.
It is the largest temblor to hit the Los Angeles region in three years.

Update 17:55 UTC
Metro (Los Angeles) updates through twitter that (@metrolosangeles), All Metro Rail lines continue normal operations thru today's #earthquake. All systems working properly + no reported damage or injuries.

Update 17:45 UTC
Earthquake has stopped now. Still Anza and Southern California are trending on Twitter. Lastly magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Anza in June 12, 2005.

Related post: List of natural disasters in United States in 2013

Update 17:30 UTC
Altogether four felt earthquakes in Southern California within 16 minutes.
M 2.5      2013/03/11   17:11    31.6      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
M 4.6      2013/03/11   16:56    12.6      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
M 4.7      2013/03/11   16:55    12.1      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
M 4.7      2013/03/11   16:55    0.1        SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Update 17:25 UTC
Following USGS PAGER MAP, light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Vista Santa Rosa and Oasis. People of Aguanga, Thermal, La Quinta, Desert Shores, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and Fontana will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.

Update 17:18 UTC
USGS has decreased the magnitude below 5.0 for all earthquakes (maintained at 4.7). Probably weak earthquake below 3 magnitude still recorded. Did you feel this earthquake? Please share your experiences in the comment section below. Keep this page open, update news will be followed!

Update 17:15 UTC
USGS has recorded three earthquakes with magnitude around 5.0 within two minutes! Epicenter is close to Anza.

M 5.2 moderate earthquake shakes Southern California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was 19 km ESE from Anza, CA and 25 km SW from La Quinta.

Details to follow....

16:55 UTC (local time Monday, March 11, 2013 at 09:55 AM @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
19 km (12 miles) ESE from Anza, CA
25 km (16 miles) SW from La Quinta, CA
26 km (16 miles) SSW from Palm Desert, CA
36 km (22 miles) S from Palm Springs, CA
102 km (63 miles) NE from San Diego, CA

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 11, 2013

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