Imperial County Earthquake Damage

Earthquakes Blitz through Imperial Valley

By Chris Furguson

On December 30, 2009, at around 10:50 AM, at least four earthquakes rocked the Imperial Valley in less than 20 minutes.

The first quake began at 10:48 am and registered 5.8 on the magnitude scale.  That quake’s epicenter was several miles south east of Mexicali.

The second quake, which registered at 4.9, took place at 10:53 am and had an epicenter close to the previous quake.

Imperial County Rocked By Earthquakes

Earthquakes Blitz through Imperial Valley

By Chris Furguson

On December 30, 2009, at around 10:50 AM, at least four earthquakes rocked the Imperial Valley in less than 20 minutes.

The first quake began at 10:48 am and registered 5.8 on the magnitude scale.  That quake’s epicenter was several miles south east of Mexicali.

The second quake, which registered at 4.9, took place at 10:53 am and had an epicenter close to the previous quake.

Strong Earthquake Hits Southern California

At 10:49 A.m A strong earthquake rocked southern California more details to come

A moderate earthquake occurred at 10:48:57 AM (PST) on Wednesday, December 30, 2009.
The magnitude 5.9 event occurred 21 km (13 miles) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico.
The hypocentral depth is 7 km ( 4 miles).

After shock at 10:54