Moderate Earthquake Southern California

Moderate earthquake in Southern California

Last update: April 28, 2012 at 4:07 pm by By 

Shaking intensities, max. light shaking (MMI IV)

Earthquake in Southern California
Epicenter close to Devore and 13 km (8 miles) W (270°) from Crestline, CA
16 km (10 miles) N (10°) from Fontana, CA
We expect a max. light shaking. Following the first incoming I Have Felt It reports, the quake was experienced as a strong jolt.  6,000 people will have felt a light shaking and 16 million people a weak shaking ! does not expect this earthquake to be damaging.
Update 15:56 UTC : Most people close to the epicenter are reporting a strong jolt for a couple seconds only. Strong short jolts are considered as less dangerous versus sustained shaking.  This is the second earthquake this week in California sending people in big numbers to our site. The first one was on Monday with epicenter near Laguna Niguel.