Purpose

To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Indio

 http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-earthquake-34-indio-20130407,0,3761962.story

 By Ken Schwencke, April 7, 2013

Earthquake near Indio

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near Indio.

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon eight miles from Indio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:14 p.m. PDT at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Coachella, 15 miles from La Quinta, and 16 miles from Palm Desert.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3 and greater centered nearby.
Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Joshua Tree

 http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/earthquake-31-quake-strikes-near-joshua-tree-california-vjahoc,0,3197482.story

 By Ken Schwencke, April 7, 2013Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Joshua Tree

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near Joshua Tree.


A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 39 miles from Joshua Tree, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:45 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 41 miles from Twentynine Palms, 41 miles from Yucca Valley, 43 miles from Barstow and 256 miles from Phoenix.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.
Read more about Southern California earthquakes.