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Southern California Quake Swarm: A Precursor to the Big One?

There has been a swarm of earthquakes in one area of Southern California that scientists in Pasadena are watching closely, with more than 20 temblors hitting this morning.

The biggest of the 24 quakes recorded this morning was a magnitude-4.8 which struck at 4:55 a.m. near the Salton Sea in Imperial County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was centered three miles south of the small town of Bombay Beach and 90 miles east of San Diego.

It was followed by a swarm of smaller quakes, which were recorded between 4:58 a.m. and 6:14 a.m. around Bombay Beach. Most of those temblors registered lower than a 3.0-magnitude, officials said.

There were no immediate reports of any injury or damages.

Scores of small quakes have shaken the area in recent days.

The activity has sparked the interest of scientists who want to see if small faults crossing under the Salton Sea are transferring energy to a section of the more dangerous San Andreas fault, which has not popped in more than 300 years.

An earthquake that starts in Bombay Beach and ripples northwest along the San Andreas fault could be the Big One that devastates Los Angeles, Graham Kent, a research geophysicist at UC San Diego, told the Los Angeles Times.

The activity is being monitored by a system run the U.S. Geological Survey and Caltech in Pasadena.

In a 48-hour period starting Saturday morning, 42 quakes shook just south of Bombay Beach on the Salton Sea, ranging in magnitude from 0.5 to 3.3.

via Quake Swarm: A Precursor to the Big One?.

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1 response to Southern California Quake Swarm: A Precursor to the Big One?

  1. I believe thats what the prophet prophecied in ‘Choosing a Bride” And since the city of Laodecea was destroyed by earthquakes, so shall the end of this age be capped by earthquakes too. Its really Modern Events Made clear by Prophecy. Thanks for this one and do post similar news to my email. God Bless.

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