8:18pm earthquake felt in Huntington Beach CA

we are watching Art School Confidential.
i swear i felt the room move like a wave. the cats were staring down the hall. i asked N and he didn't feel it but noticed the ornaments were swaying. so i jumped on line and lookee here:

it was out in the desert but at 5.5 i felt it all the way here.

5.5 - local magnitude (ML)
Friday, December 5, 2008 at 8:18:42 PM (PST)Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 4:18:42 (UTC)
Distance from
Ludlow, CA - 26 km (16 miles) WNW (293 degrees)Barstow, CA - 56 km (35 miles) E (97 degrees)Bagdad, CA - 56 km (35 miles) WNW (297 degrees)Baker, CA - 59 km (37 miles) SSW (212 degrees)Los Angeles Civic Center, CA - 188 km (117 miles) ENE (63 degrees)
34 deg. 48.8 min. N (34.814N), 116 deg. 25.2 min. W (116.421W)
5.9 km (3.7 miles)


Shelby said...

Glad to know you are ok.. landed here after a search for blog posts about the earthquake. take care, hope the cats are ok too.

Cristina said...

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HB Livin' said...

Shelby--the cats are sooo useless in earthquakes. at least mine. no warning at all

cristina-thanks for reading along. i try to update a few times a week.