A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck California today. The quake was followed by a magnitude 2.5 aftershock. Both earthquakes’ epicenters were located at depths between 14 and 15 km. Fortunately, no injuries, deaths, or property damage weren reported.
The earthquakes mentioned here today have been documented by USGS, CalTech, EarthquakeTrack, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, and other contributors within California’s extensive seismic research programs – all credible and globally recognized seismic activity monitoring systems. UTC is an abbreviation for Coordinated Universal Time. Anyone with the MyShake App was alerted for the following quakes. There is no need to panic since seismic activity along the San Andreas Fault Line is normal.
Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Struck 12 km Northeast of Burney, California: On 8 September 2023 at 5:24 PM UTC, a magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck Burney, California, at a depth of 15.6 km.
Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 10 km Northeast of Burney, California: On 8 September 2023 at 6:50 PM UTC, a magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck Burney, California, at a depth of 14.3 km.