Earthquake of 5.5 Magnitude Felt in San Deigo


On Friday night at 7:52 pm, Earthquake that struck the regions of Baja California, Mexico was felt across San Deigo County. The Earthquake was of 5.5 magnitude. Near Alberto Oviedo Mota, near Mexicali, Mexico; the earthquake san diego was reported as of 5.5 magnitude. The location was later changed to near Coahuila, B.C. by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) after they revised their findings. According to USGS, it is nearly 166.9 miles in the southeast of San Diego.

A quick reaction was noticed among the people on Twitter and Facebook about shaking in their regions. People used the hashtags like #SanDeigo, #earthquake. Gaby Rodriguez (user name”@GabyR_news”) stated on social media; “Felt it a little shaking! Did you feel it? If so where?”, using the hashtags. Many of the people responded to NBC 7’s Gaby Rodriguez on Twitter. They felt the shaking in Del Mar, Chula Vista and even Arizona. Some reported that they even felt the shaking as far north as Orange County. Fortunately, no damage was reported in the result of earthquake san diego. Various people reported feeling the Earthquake all over regions named Southern California and also including numerous locations in San Diego, Imperial County.

San Diego Police Department (user name @SanDeigoPD) tweeted that some people felt it, and others did not. They ascertain that no area is damaged due to the 5.5 magnitude earthquake san diego. The police department committed to updating its people of any change in the situation. To unveil the updates on San Diego Earthquake Scenario, the National Earthquake Conference was held this week.

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute looked at the impact that of an earthquake of 6.9 magnitude along the Rose Canyon Fault would have on the region. Tremayne stated that according to their estimates made, there are about 120,000 buildings that could be damaged after a future Earthquake on the Rose Canyon Fault. He moreover stated that there is about $38 billion estimated of financial loss that could occur in our community. In the 1990s, building codes of San Diego were updated. So newer construction has to be built to higher standards.

The news channels posted on Facebook story asking people if they felt the earthquakesandiego and the response received was mixed. Karen Silberman Tomasello answered a Yes, and further added that they felt it in Bankers Hill. He continued saying that they were on the top floor i.e. fourth of a condo building. Karen sounded upset while commenting that unfortunately, they feel most of these stronger earthquakes. Betsy Elizabeth Oliver-Uribe responded that they experienced a very scary shake checking in form Harbison Canyon East Country. Annie Sevier Spackman also shared the moments of Earthquake. Annie said that she felt an Earthquake in Eastlake (Chula Vista) and due to shaking her kitchen cabinets rattled. She explained more, due to shaking, her cat acted psycho beforehand. Julie McMillan noded. Julie said that they felt nothing in the Spring Valley. There are no injuries or damages yet reported in any region.

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