6.9 Earthquake Just Hit Baja And Shook My House: UPDATEd To 7.2

I knew it was pretty big because the earthquake made me dizzy, but I didn't realize it was a 6.9. Lucky for LA it hit much further south, but I hope

I knew it was pretty big because the earthquake made me dizzy, but I didn't realize it was a 6.9.

Lucky for LA it hit much further south, but I hope nobody got hurt.

Magnitude

6.9

Date-Time

Sunday, April 04, 2010 at 22:40:39 UTC

Sunday, April 04, 2010 at 03:40:39 PM at epicenter

Location

32.093°N, 115.249°W

Depth

32.3 km (20.1 miles)

Region

BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

Distances

26 km (16 miles) SSW (211°) from Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico

61 km (38 miles) SW (227°) from San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico

64 km (40 miles) SW (225°) from San Luis, AZ

173 km (108 miles) ESE (106°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

This felt like the one that hit the Bay Area in 1989, but not as intense obviously. Wave-like.

Man, they do freak me out a little now. Sammy, my cat freaked and hid under the bed. And like a true Internet geek, I was trying to twitter about it as I felt it.

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