09 August 2007

chatsworth earthquake

i heard on the radio this morning that we had an earthquake in the middle of the night. here's some info i found online about it:

A light earthquake occurred at 12:58:49 AM (PDT) on Thursday, August 9, 2007. The magnitude 4.6 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) NNW of Chatsworth, CA. The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles).
Magnitude 4.6 - local magnitude (ML)
Time Thursday, August 9, 2007 at 12:58:49 AM (PDT)Thursday, August 9, 2007 at 7:58:49 (UTC)
Coordinates 34 deg. 18.0 min. N (34.299N), 118 deg. 37.2 min. W (118.619W)
Depth 7.5 km (4.7 miles)
Location Quality Good
Parameters Nst=122, Nph=122, Dmin=5 km, Rmss=0.3 sec, Erho=0.2 km, Erzz=1
km, Gp=21.6 degrees
Event ID# ci14312160
Additional Information Google Earth KML (Requires Google Earth.)

the earthquake was just outside of chatsworth, which is about 10 miles from my house. yeah, i'm okay. i slept through the whole thing, though. heh, heh.

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