SAN DIEGO – A 2.9 quake was felt in the same location at 12:38 pm this morning (Friday), with 148 people feeling it throughout the same location as the 3.9 quake, with the 3.4 quake being slightly deeper. Exact location of the 2.9 was 33.30°N and 116.88°W with a depth of 10km.
3.4 magnitude earthquake near Palomar Observatory felt in Riverside and San Diego Counties, no damage reported
DIEGO – A magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck four miles south-southwest of the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County at 11:09 p.m. Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was 33.30°N 116.88°W and the depth was 11km.
Fallbrook residents felt and heard a jolt with a rumbling noise before and lingering afterwards.
According to the United States Geological Survey site (USGS) 361 people in 51 zip codes from Fontana and Hemet to the north and El Cajon and Julian to the south had reported feeling it within 10 minutes of the event. According to USGS, people reported feeling light to moderate shaking.
Within about 20 minutes 1618 people in 71 zip codes had reported feeling the earthquake. The heaviest concentration of people who reported feeling the quake were from Fallbrook, Escondido, Valley Center, Poway, Ramona and Vista zip codes.
Police and fire authorities in San Diego County have not received any reports of injuries or damage after the magnitude 3.4 earthquake.
According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Lake Henshaw, nine miles from Valley Center, 17 miles from Escondido and 39 miles from San Diego.
In the last 10 days, there have been five earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.
1840 people had reported feeling the quake within 28 minutes of the event.