Baja / Imperial Valley Hit by Strong Aftershock

The border in California was shaking again this morning with a 5.5 Magnitude Aftershock

A moderate earthquake occurred at 9:44:26 AM (PDT) on Thursday, April 8, 2010.
The magnitude 5.5 event occurred 15 km (9 miles) WSW of Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico.
The hypocentral depth is 32 km (20 miles).


Magnitude 5.5 – local magnitude (ML)
Time Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 9:44:26 AM (PDT)
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 16:44:26 (UTC)
Distance from Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico – 15 km (9 miles) WSW (253 degrees)
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico – 49 km (30 miles) SSE (157 degrees)
Calexico, CA – 52 km (33 miles) SSE (155 degrees)
San Luis, AZ – 54 km (33 miles) WSW (240 degrees)
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico – 168 km (104 miles) E (100 degrees)
Coordinates 32 deg. 15.1 min. N (32.252N), 115 deg. 15.8 min. W (115.263W)
Depth 31.5 km (19.6 miles)
Location Quality Poor
Location Quality Parameters Nst=021, Nph=021, Dmin=60 km, Rmss=0.28 sec, Erho=2.2 km, Erzz=26.2 km, Gp=237.6 degrees
Event ID# ci10589037