Originally posted July 7 at 5:09 p.m. Updated at 5:34 with damage survey, see bottom of post
|Boilerplate quake |
No, that wasn't you having a meth flashback. Yes, the ground was shaking. The US Geological Survey says
that a 5.4 quake centered near Borrego Springs--inland from Orange County--has already produced more than a dozen aftershocks, one a 3.6er.
Don't worry about tsunamis, though, NOAA says
It was originally listed as a 5.9er, but quickly was downgraded.
A few snap reactions from our Twitter feed:
We agree with all of the above sentiments. Feel it? See any damage? Let us know.
Update 5:31 p.m.: A quick damage scan from nearby papers:
Below is the USGS's "did you feel it?" map. Notice the heavily turquoise OC region:
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