4.7 Quake Reported in Anza, California near Los Angeles. It happened along the San Jacinto fault between the San Andreas and the Elsinore faults which are well-known for big earthquakes. There is always a slight chance that this could be the foreshock of something larger. Probably not. Usually this is just an event all by itself. By the way: Residents were urged to prepare for a number of disaster scenarios, including how to cope for being at least two weeks on their own. Is something big going to happen? In any cases, be ready!
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The quake was the first of several that popped up at the same time Monday on the U.S. Geological Survey website. It was originally reported as a 5.2 magnitude quake but was then downgraded. The epicenter for the 9:56 a.m. quake was 12 miles east of Anza and 16 miles southwest of Palm Desert. – NBC San Diego
[…] Monday morning’s magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Riverside County was followed by more than 100 small aftershocks that radiated northeast, indicating that the quake occurred on a secondary fault of the San Jacinto fault. Follow this link to learn about the Anza quake. […]