Magnitude 4.5 quake strikes near Cabazon, CA

09 May, 2018, 01:06 | Author: Irvin Gilbert
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A 4.5 magnitude quake struck about 8 miles north of Cabazon near Palm Springs at 4:49 a.m. Tuesday, the USGS reported.

The quake occurred 8 miles beneath wilderness north of Cabazon, a lightly populated desert community best known to travelers along Interstate 10 as the location of giant dinosaur statues, a casino resort, outlet stores and giant spinning windmills that turn the gusty winds of San Gorgonio Pass into electricity. Its epicenter was six miles south-southeast of Mt. San Gorgonio and eight miles north of Cabazon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

At this moment no reports of injury or damage have been reported. Two minutes later, a magnitude 3.2 quake was recorded in the same area. The magnitude was initially measured at 4.6 before being revised downward.

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According to the USGS, the quake was felt across a wide swath of the region, from the Inland Empire west to Los Angeles and Orange County.

Residents reported their homes shaking, and being woken from their sleep.

On Twitter, users from across Southern California reported being jolted awake. More than 6,700 people had reported feeling it by 5:30 a.m. on the official USGS website. Twitter user David Elias, who tweeted from Woodcrest in Riverside County, joked that "an quake wakes me up like an alarm never could". SoCal resident David Elias, who tweeted from Woodcrest in Riverside County, joked that "an natural disaster wakes me up like an alarm never could".

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