Tuesday, August 07, 2012

4.4 Earthquakes hits Yorba Linda; Nice jolt here in Cerritos

What's THE REaction: 
This map shows the incorporated and unincorpor...
This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Orange County, California, highlighting Yorba Linda in red. It was created with a custom script with US Census Bureau data and modified with Inkscape. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Official seal of City of Yorba Linda
Official seal of City of Yorba Linda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By Randy Economy 

 No, it wasn't the US Mens Olympic team on the Rings, and it wasn't the Men's Volleyball team jumping on my roof....

 It was a 4.4 earthquake that just hit here in Yorba Linda. We felt it really sharp here in Cerritos.  Did you feel it....?  Earthquake weather?  Hummmmm

Event Time

  1. 2012-08-08 06:23:34 UTC
  2. 2012-08-07 23:23:34 UTC-07:00 at epicenter
  3. 2012-08-07 23:23:34 UTC-07:00 system time

Nearby Cities

  1. 3km (2mi) ENE of Yorba Linda, California
  2. 9km (6mi) SSW of Chino Hills, California
  3. 9km (6mi) ENE of Placentia, California
  4. 11km (7mi) E of Brea, California
  5. 531km (330mi) W of Phoenix, Arizona

Did You Feel It? Tell Us!

Tell Us!

Did you feel this earthquake? Tell Us!


Location and Magnitude contributed by: California Integrated Seismic Network


Preferred Location Parameters

Magnitude4.4 Ml± 0.20
Location33.907°N, 117.781°W± 0.2 km
Depth8.2 km± 0.8 km
Number of Stations UsedNot Specified
Number of Phases Used184
Minimum Distance9.0 km (0.08°)
Travel Time Residual0.35 sec
Azimuthal Gap18°
Review StatusAUTOMATIC
Event IDci15189073
See the “Contributed Solutions” for a list of all contributed location parameters.

Contributed Solutions

Seismic Network Preferred Location & Magnitude

SourceEvent IDTimeMagnitudeLatitudeLongitudeDepthStatusDownload
cici1518907306:23:344.4 Ml33.907°N117.781°W8.2AUTOMATICEQXML


ShakeMap Intensity Image


M4.4 - 3km  

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Brett Dunkin said...

A little scary here in glendale, hoping for no aftershocks

Anonymous said...

I live in Yorba Linda and I didn't feel a thing! I heard about it on the news. My 2 dogs didn't even act strangely...

Anonymous said...

Rocked me like a baby in a basket....here in Buena Park...

Ana Bernal said...

I felt it here in East Los Angeles...
Somewhat unnerving since I have a small child

Anonymous said...

Here in Fullerton....it was SWEEEEETTT!

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