Quake rattles East County

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattled the Julian area on Saturday.

The earth twitched at 2:32 p.m. in the event, which was epicentered in the mountains 11 miles east-southeast of Julian.

The epicenter was also described as 14 miles north-northeast of Pine Valley, or 45 miles east-northeast of downtown San Diego.

Automated seismographs placed the epicenter about 5.4 miles beneath the surface.

—City News Service

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Oct 23 2011. Filed under Backcountry, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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