Baja earthquake

QUAKE UPGRADED TO 7.2, STRONGEST EVER IN SAN DIEGO AREA

 

 

Major damage in Mexicali; minor damage to some East County facilities

5% chance of even bigger quake in next few days - Cal Tech

By Miriam Raftery

 

April 4, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The U.S. Geological Service has upgraded the quake that struck108 miles southeeast of Tijuana today to 7.2--stronger than the quake that leveled Haiti. 

 

In San Diego’s East County, the Campo Cal-Fire station and Otay Rural Fire Protection District facility sustained minor damage to a water system and communications, Cal-Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler told ECM this evening.


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EARTHQUAKE RATTLES SAN DIEGO COUNTY

February 1, 2010 – An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale struck off the Baja California coast at 6:19 a.m. The quake’s epicenter was 41 miles southwest of Imperial Beach, at a depth of four miles under the ocean floor, the U.S. Geological Service reports. It was felt throughout San Diego County, including East County, though no reports of damage have been received.

 


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