Saturday, April 28, 2012

Moderate Earthquake Shakes Southern California-Felt In Vast Area

Disaster Report: M 4.1 moderate earthquake Shakes southern California today. The epicenter was located just 3 km (2 miles) NW from Devore.

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Update
USGS has decreased the Magnitude from M 4.1 to M 3.8.
With this magnitude people in Muscoy, Fontana, Crestline and Rialto will have felt light shaking of MMI IV.

Update
Weak shaking was felt in a vast area. Below are the cities where weak shaking was reported to be felt (full city list).
Crestline, Rialto, Fontana, San Bernardino, Bloomington, Riverside, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Rancho Cucamonga, Colton, Hesperia,     Loma Linda, Glen Avon, Highland, Grand Terrace,     Mountain View Acres, Sunnyslope, Mira Loma, Upland, Highgrove, Ontario, Wrightwood, Redlands, Pedley, Lake Arrowhead, Rubidoux, Big Bear Lake, Victorville, Chino, San Antonio Heights, Mentone, Adelanto, Norco, Riverside, Big Bear City, Los Serranos, Montclair, Moreno Valley, Apple Valley, Claremont, Running Springs, South San Jose Hills, Rowland Heights, Pomona, La Verne, La Puente, La Habra Heights, Valinda, Sedco Hills, Avocado Heights, Diamond Bar, Walnut, West Puente Valley, Yucaipa, Lakewood, Whittier, West Covina, Whittier, La Habra, Brea, Corona, Covina, South Whittier, El Monte, Sun City,     Baldwin Park, Mayflower Village, South El Monte, San Dimas, Calimesa, Chino Hills, North El Monte, Placentia, Citrus, East La Mirada, Charter Oak, Paramount, Signal Hill, Cerritos, Yorba Linda, Irwindale, Santa Fe Springs, Woodcrest, La Mirada, Murrieta Hot Springs, Wildomar, Bellflower, Seal Beach, Artesia, Costa Mesa, Downey, Temple City, Buena Park, Norwalk, Hawaiian Gardens, Rosemead, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Monrovia, Arcadia, Bradbury, Duarte, East Compton, Glendora, Los Alamitos, Murrieta, Rossmoor, Compton, Hemet, San Fernando, Banning, Cherry Valley, Lakeview, Pico Rivera, Beaumont, Home Gardens, Lake Los Angeles, San Jacinto,  Azusa, Fullerton, Newport Beach, Stanton, Temecula     Anaheim, Bell Gardens, Cypress, East Hemet, Huntington Beach, La Palma, San Marino, Sierra Madre,     San Gabriel, Westminster, East Pasadena, East San Gabriel, Perris, Santa Ana, Commerce, Lake Elsinore, Lakeland Village, Lynwood, Nuevo, South San Gabriel,  Alhambra, South Pasadena, Altadena, Cabazon, Homeland, Long Beach, Pasadena, Orange, Cudahy, Monterey Park, West Compton, Bell, Carson, Montebello, Valle Vista, Gardena, South Gate, Tustin, Romoland, Boron, Lenwood, Villa Park, West Carson, Irvine, Barstow Heights, Maywood, Willowbrook, Burbank, Canyon Lake, Huntington Park, La Canada Flintridge, Quail Valley, North Tustin, Walnut Park, El Cerrito, East Los Angeles, Morongo Valley, Lancaster, Littlerock, Lomita, North Glendale, Torrance, Glendale, Belvedere, Los Angeles, Rainbow,     Thousand Palms, Barstow, Palos Verdes Estates, Santa Clarita, Alondra Park, Calabasas, North Edwards, West Athens, Winchester, Hidden Hills, Westmont, Portola Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Hermosa Beach,     Inglewood, Rosamond, Acton, Foothill Ranch, Hollywood, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Lake Forest, Lennox, Desert Hot Springs, Quartz Hill, Rancho Mirage, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Cathedral City, San Joaquin Hills, Vincent, El Segundo, Trabuco Canyon, Desert View Highlands, Palm Desert, Beverly Hills,     Del Aire, Palmdale, Yucca Valley, Redondo Beach, San Clemente, Las Flores, Manhattan Beach, Marina del Rey, Mojave, Rancho Santa Margarita, Bermuda Dunes, Laguna Hills, Ladera Heights, Indian Wells,     Mission Viejo, Coto De Caza, Palm Springs, Culver City, Laguna Niguel, Santa Monica, Indio, West Hollywood.

M 4.1 light shallow earthquake shakes Southern California (@ 10 km depth) today with epicenter located 3 km NW from Devore. Light shaking will have felt by the people of Muscoy. People of Crestline, Rialto, Fontana, San Bernardino, Bloomington, Riverside, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Long Beach and Los Angeles will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
Southern California (SoCal) is a megapolitan area in the southern area of the U.S. state of California which includes Greater Los Angeles and Greater San Diego.
Earthquakes in California are common as the state is located on the San Andreas Fault, which cuts across California and forms the tectonic boundary between the Pacific and the North American Plate.
The largest recorded earthquake in California was the 1857 Fort Tejon earthquake of Magnitude 8.0
Two minor M 2.0 aftershocks were recorded after this quake.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
15:07 UTC (local time Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 08:07 AM @ epicenter)
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Felt Reports

High desert: strong jolt! Scary..
Los Angeles: We felt it well. Weak shaking.
Rancho Cucamonga:
I just shifted to this a week before. It is my first exeprience!
Los Angeles: We were trying to run out of house but it suddenly stopped. Thnx
Morgan Smith from Rancho cucamonga: Lasted about 8 seconds, pretty scary!
Ontario California: Woke up in hotel, thought it was a paranormal experience at first ~ felt like someone pushing my bed in a "hey, wake up" manner ~ no paranormal activity, debunked as just an earthquake, no worries

Epicenter location

3 km NW from Devore, CA
13 km W from Crestline, CA
15 km NNW from Rialto, CA
16 km N from Fontana, CA
78 km ENE from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA



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