Three Quakes Shake Southern California

Temblors in the Pacific Ocean and Coachella Valley leave region shaking over night.

A trio of earthquakes shook the Southern California this morning.

The first two quakes were reported at 2:36 a.m., in two different locations in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of San Diego. The larger quake, which registered 6.4 on the Richter scale, was about 170 miles south-southwest of Avalon, and came first at one second after 2:36 a.m. according to the US Geological Survey. 

The second quake came 17 seconds later, and registered at 6.1 on the Richter scale. That quake came about 88 miles south-southwest of Avalon.

A third temblor, measured at 4.1 on the Richter scale, was registered 8 miles west-southwest of Salton City. The quake struck at 2:50 a.m.

Bill Russell December 14, 2012 at 01:30 PM
It is called the Bush Fault. I think it was our founding fathers rolling over in their graves
m. gueits December 14, 2012 at 01:56 PM
In Hemet never felt either one and I was awake watching TV.
Traci Almaraz December 14, 2012 at 02:36 PM
In San Jac. Didn't feel any of them. Strange considering there was one in coachella
Joan December 14, 2012 at 04:27 PM
In Woodland Hills. Felt rumble at that time.
John December 14, 2012 at 07:13 PM
No it's Obama's fault. Ask Faux "News."


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