6.9 QUAKE JOLTS BAJA; POWERFUL TREMORS ROCK EAST COUNTY

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April 5, 2010 (San Diego's East County) - 3:45 p.m. - A powerful 6.9 earthquake struck at 3:40 p.m. Easter Sunday, centered near Guadalupe Victoria in Baja California Mexico, about 108 miles south of Tijuana.  The powerful temblor was felt throughout East County and San Diego.

 

Strong aftershocks are likely.  To learn what to do during a quake, see:  http://www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/eq_during.shtm.

 

What to do after a quake including how to inspect for damage:  http://www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/eq_after.shtm.

 

Did you have damage?  Please post comments below and email photos with descriptions and contact info to editor@eastcountymagazine.org.