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San Diego Marks 150th Anniversary of Biggest Quake

Environment  (tags: earthquakes, humans )

- 2216 days ago -
Most earthquakes that shake San Diego originate far beyond the City...But, on May 27, 1862 a 5.9-6.0 Quake that appears to to have started on or near North Island let loose. Not alive to see this one, but did see one that cause the pavement to ripple!

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Michael M (60)
Sunday May 27, 2012, 3:43 pm
One in 67 or so caused the power poles in Mission Beach to wave like a political candidate - it was not easy to stand up for that one. Such a one as the 1862 quake should cause the 3 San Onofre nuke plants to crack nicely. They DO look like eggs.

MmAway M (507)
Sunday May 27, 2012, 11:40 pm
Ummm Michael...that would be worse than Shake, Rattle and Roll...more like Pancakes!!! and yes EGGS!

Vallee R (280)
Monday May 28, 2012, 6:30 am
Noted - lived through the Northridge one.

Barbara E (63)
Monday May 28, 2012, 9:19 am
Noted and Thanx Mm :-0 Lived in CA for 12 years and only experienced tremors, still a little bit unnerving !

Robert O (12)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 10:58 am

Wim Z (144)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 2:02 pm
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