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Magnitude 5.8 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:26:58 UTC

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Magnitude 5.8
Date-Time Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:26:58 (UTC) - Coordinated Universal Time
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 09:26:58 PM local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 32.70N 115.92W
Depth 5 kilometers
Region SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Distances 35 km (20 miles) WSW of El Centro, California
45 km (25 miles) W of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
50 km (30 miles) SW of Brawley, California
825 km (510 miles) SE of SACRAMENTO, California
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available, held by USGS NEIC to another agency's solution
Parameters not available
Source USGS/CalTech, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Remarks Some buildings slightly damaged (VII) at Ocotillo. Felt (V) at Calipatria, Campo, El Centro, Holtville and Jacumba; (IV) at Alpine, Anza, Bonita, Borrego Springs, Boulevard, Brawley, Calexico, Chula Vista, Coronado, Descanso, El Cajon, Escondido, Hemet, Imperial, Imperial Beach, Jamul, Julian, La Mesa, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Los Angeles, Mecca, Mountain Center, National City, Niland, Pala, Pauma Valley, Pine Valley, Potrero, Poway, Ramona, Ranchita, San Diego, San Jacinto, San Ysidro, Santa Ysabel, Santee, Spring Valley, Tecate, Thermal, Valley Center and Warner Springs. Felt throughout Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego Counties and in parts of Kern, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Felt (III) at Somerton and Yuma, Arizona. Felt as far as Dolan Springs, Mesa and Tucson. Felt (V) at El Sauzal and (IV) at Ensenada, Mexicali, Rosarito, Tecate, and Tijuana, Baja California. Felt at far as San Felipe and San Quintin. Felt (III) at San Luis, Sonora. Also felt at Puerto Penasco.
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