Wednesday, July 7, 2010

UPDATE: Downgraded Quake 5.43 in Southern California Near Palm Springs!

Updated map and intensity chart below...

Earthquake Details (original)

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
  • Wednesday, July 07, 2010 at 23:53:33 UTC
  • Wednesday, July 07, 2010 at 04:53:33 PM at epicenter
Location33.417°N, 116.483°W
Depth11.7 km (7.3 miles)
  • 22 km (13 miles) NNW (332°) from Borrego Springs, CA
  • 23 km (14 miles) SE (131°) from Anza, CA
  • 33 km (20 miles) NE (52°) from Lake Henshaw, CA
  • 41 km (25 miles) SW (215°) from Indio, CA
  • 45 km (28 miles) S (174°) from Palm Springs, CA
  • 94 km (58 miles) NE (41°) from San Diego, CA
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 0.3 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
ParametersNph=122, Dmin=10 km, Rmss=0.26 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=3
Event IDci10736069

Earthquake Details (Updated map)


  1. ..and the usual KCBS (local news) hysteria -- speeding out the 10, stopping in every Stater Brothers to film the smashed ketchup bottles on the floor.

    It doesn't start getting weird for me, LTB, until the Glennfiddich bottles get broken.

  2. I must agree. We felt a decent groundswell at Casa de Lipton. Our fine quality Big Lots chandelier swayed a bit but less than you and I leaving Silky's. All in all, a puzzy quake, but those news vans gotta do something...