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Major Earthquake Shakes West Coast

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UPDATE: Quake Sheet
No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: John Brady, FOX News West Coast Bureau Chief reports 26 aftershocks in 48 minutes.

UPDATE: USGS and Cal Tech have downgraded the earthquake to a 5.4 on the Richter Scale with ten aftershocks within 12 minutes of quake. The earthquake has been estimated to a depth of 7 miles. Even with several fires, gas line breaks, water lines broken, minor incidences earthquake has been estimated to be a moderate earthquake. No major structural damage reported.

Breaking news – A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck the West Coast at 11:42 PST from San Diego to Los Angeles to Las Vegas, causing buildings to sway, people to evacuate offices. Damage is unestimated. Emergency crews are checking water reservoirs, dams, electrical plants, street lights.

Fox News report
USGS Report
Strong Quake Shakes Southern California
Live KNBC Television Video


Written by smalltalkwitht

July 29, 2008 at 4:34 pm

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  1. Any chance that this might be God’s retribution—much like Sodom and Gomorrah?


    July 29, 2008 at 4:12 pm

  2. Elizabeth, it’s the Big One… coming to see ya.


    July 29, 2008 at 4:43 pm

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