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Débil terremoto magnitud 1.8 - 17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA) miércoles, 15 ene. 2020

Débil terremoto magnitud 1.8 - 17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA) miércoles, 15 ene. 2020
15 Jan 20:19 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 3 minutos.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.8 a 8.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.9 a 9.3 km.
Fecha & hora: miércoles, 15 enero 2020 20:16 UTC
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-01-15 12:16:16 -08:00
Magnitud: 1.8
Profundidad: 9.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 33,34117°N / 116,20017°W (United States)
Volcán mas cercano: Salton Buttes (56 km / 35 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 3,2 x 107 joules (8,78 kilowatt hours) [aprende más]
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Wed, 15 Jan 20:16 UTCM 1.8 / 9.3 km17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA)USGS

User reports for this quake

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Spring Valley, California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Spring valley, CA 91977 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First time feeling earthquake in this 2 story house. Been here 7 years. Cats freaked right before it happened.
No / Weak shaking (MMI III) : North La Jolla jumped up !!!! A good shake - thought it might be super boom
Spring Valley (99.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 12:30 there was an enormous physical and audible Boom that I thought was going to be an earthquake. The entire house seemed to have jumped and the windows rattled, but it was a single jolt.
5620 Dolphin Place, La Jolla, CA 92037 (115.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was a quick strong shake that rattled my glass windows/doors.
clairmont sandiego / not felt : 1 loud boom
La Jolla, Windansea Beach in home. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting at my desk at home and there was a huge BOOM, like a large meteor fall on our roof. Our dog kind of reacted but neighbors dog ran outside down the beach.
La Jolla / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kearney Mesa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fast jolting single shake. Everyone in my 4 story medical building felt it.
San Diego, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Window rattled, walls creeked, quick jolt
San D / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Quick boom, rattled door, little shaking
La Jolla,CA 92037 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Big boom and shake
LA JOLLA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
115.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very short jolt with boom
Cardiff by the Sea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Not sure we all felt an earthquake - maybe sonic boom but loud noise and shaking - looks like from at least Spring Valley and Chula Vista to Encinitas.
La jolla, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
La Jolla, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Loud boom while on my deck I could feel the brief shaking under my feet.
point loma / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : a very large boom and my wall shook did not realize it was a quake I though something hit outside very sudden and very loud
North Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) : felt it in North Park San Diego; window rattled.
San Diego, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
117.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a sudden quick quake. Noticeable but not worrisome.
Del Cerro, San Diego (104 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sudden loud noise. No shaking felt.
120.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sudden jolt and shaking of building windows.
Solana Beach, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A very short, loud explosion. Seemed more like an explosion than earthquake. Walls and windows shook. Thought it might have cracked something inside a wall.
Encinitas, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
108 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : One big boom and the house moved a nearby large explosion...happened at 12:37pm
La Jolla, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : One fast jolt through the entire house at the same time as if It had been struck.
Chula vista ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My house jump for 1 second
Spring valley, ca 91977 (94.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House shook as if something hit the side of it. Very quick, just one big jolt.

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Débil terremoto magnitud 1.8 - 17km SW of Oasis, CA (USA) miércoles, 15 ene. 2020

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