Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake In Southern California

If you want to know what a 6.6 earthquake feels like, I’m in Las Vegas where I felt the entire house shake back and forth for over 30 seconds.

The earthquake’s epicenter was in Ridgecrest, California, over 200 miles away.

7.9 Earthquake In Gulf Of Alaska Triggers Tsunami Warnings

From CNN:

A magnitude-7.9 earthquake detected in the Gulf of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings in Alaska and tsunami watches across several Western states.

A tsunami warning is in effect for southeast and south Alaska, including the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands, as well as British Columbia in Canada. A tsunami watch is in effect for California, Oregon and Washington, according to the Tsunami Warning Center.

Earthquake in L.A. – 3.9 magnitude

A minor earthquake has rattled Southern California, shaking buildings in downtown Los Angeles.

The US Geological Survey says the 3.9 magnitude quake struck at 8:24 a.m. Sunday and was centered about 5 miles east-southeast of Santa Clarita, Calif.

Shaking was felt across the Santa Clarita Valley, in downtown Los Angeles and in West Hollywood.

I am, of course in L.A. for the day and lucky me – we have an earthquake. No damage has been reported though. More wine!

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