Baja Earthquake Felt Across Wide Area Today: San Diego, Phoenix, Tijuana, Yuma Experience Quake
A 5.8-magnitude Baja earthquake rattled the southwest United States today, and it was felt in San Diego, Phoenix, Tijuana and even Los Angeles according to reports.
The quake struck Baja California at approximately 10:48 a.m. local time, per KPSP-2.
Buildings swayed briefly in San Diego, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries there or elsewhere in California or Mexico.
The epicenter was reported 22 miles southeast of Calexico, California, across the border from Mexicali, Mexico, and not far from Yuma, Arizona.
As typical, bloggers and Twitter users immediately shared personal accounts.
One blogger wrote, "I was sitting at my desk going through the email when I felt it ... That familiar shake of the ground. I look up and sure enough, the lamp above my head is swinging. It's an earthquake."
Did you feel this earthquake? If so, share your experience in the comments below.