Sunday, March 09, 2008


The first earthquake I've felt in years just happened. I jumped up to check on everyone and no one flinched. Not the baby chicks, not the dumb old dog, not Josh who survived the Northridge earthquake. Made me jump, though!

Version #1: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This is a computer-generated message. This event has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.

A minor earthquake occurred at 1:22:31 AM (PST) on Sunday, March 9, 2008.
The magnitude 3.9 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) NNW of Fontana, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 1 km ( 1 mile).

Magnitude 3.9 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 1:22:31 AM (PST)
Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 9:22:31 (UTC)
Distance from Fontana, CA - 5 km (3 miles) NNW (335 degrees)
Rialto, CA - 9 km (6 miles) WNW (300 degrees)
Devore, CA - 10 km (6 miles) SSW (213 degrees)
San Bernardino, CA - 16 km (10 miles) WNW (288 degrees)
Coordinates 34 deg. 9.0 min. N (34.150N), 117 deg. 27.5 min. W (117.459W)
Depth 1.2 km (0.7 miles)
Quality Fair
Location Quality Parameters Nst=155, Nph=155, Dmin=6 km, Rmss=0.49 sec, Erho=0.3 km, Erzz=0.6 km, Gp=28.8 degrees
Event ID# ci14355252
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1 comment:

LC said...

Didn't feel a thing down here--there's been LOTS of seismic activity down here, mostly centered in Mexico.

And do I have an earthquake (or general emergency) kit in this house? Why no! I really need to get it together. You think the fires would teach me that.