An earthquake that shook Temecula, Calif., on Friday night was felt broadly throughout San Diego.
The magnitude-4.2 quake was reported at 6:16 p.m. about 11 miles from Temecula at a depth of 9 miles, in response to the U.S. Geological Survey.
“This occurred on an unnamed smaller fault that’s a part of the Elsinore,” stated San Diego State seismologist Tom Rockwell stated. “It [was] beneath Palomar Mountain, in an space of granitic rock.”
San Diego residents spoke up on social media about being jolted and jiggled.
“Yep, that was an earthquake! We felt 2 fast jolts right here on the workplace,” the Nationwide Climate Service’s San Diego workplace tweeted.
“[M]y home actually jiggled like jello,” a Twitter consumer replied.
The quake didn’t set off a tsunami warning, in response to the nationwide tsunami warning heart.
Within the final 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3 or higher centered close by.
A median of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes of 4 to five happen annually in California and Nevada, in response to a current three-year knowledge pattern.
Due to the abundance of quakes within the Golden State, The Instances has sources to assist residents put together:
The San Diego Union-Tribune contributed to this report.