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SWARM OF EARTHQUAKES FELT ACROSS REGION; STRONGER QUAKE POSSIBLE IN NEXT DAY OR SO

 By Miriam Raftery

Nadin Abbott contributed to this report

August 26, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – More than 200 earthquakes centered near Brawley in Imperial County have rocked our region in the past 24, many felt by residents across San Diego.  The strongest measured 5.5 and 5.3 on the Richter scale; the most recent, a 5.1, rattled the area at 10 p.m.

View a map; hit “animation” to see the progression: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsanim/canv/.  For details and eyewitness accounts, scroll down.

EDITORIAL: WHY DIDN'T SAN DIEGO COUNTY POST ANY INFO ABOUT THE QUAKES AT ITS "EMERGENCY" WEBSITE?

 

 

 By Miriam Raftery, Editor

www.EastCountyMagazine.org

 

April 6, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – More than 24 hours after a 7.2 earthquake jolted our region, triggering more than 100 aftershocks, why has the County of San Diego failed to post a single mention of the recent quakes on its so-called “emergency” website at http://www.sdcountyemergency.com/

MORE QUAKES CENTERED NORTH OF BORDER IN EAST COUNTY

April 4, 2010 (San Diego's East County) - A flurry of quakes has struck across Southern California shortly after a 6.9 quake hit Guadalupe Victoria Mexico 108 miles southeast of Tijuana at 3:40 p.m.  In rapid succession, a 5.1 quake hit 1 mile west of Imperial (just east of the San Diego County line) at 3:15 p.m. A 4.5 quake jolted residents 18 miles east of Jacumba Hot Springsin San Diegio's East County at 3:09 p.m., while a 3.8 temblor centered 12 miles east of Pine Valley rattled the area soon after.  Smaller quakes rattled the Julian area.

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