Aug 8, 2012
Most of the earthquakes in the seismic cluster were epicentered in the Yorba Linda area of northern Orange County near the Whittier Fault, but not directly on the major fault line, according to seismologists.
Some of the quakes caused audible roaring and rumbling sounds, which scared Southern Californians more than the shaking did.
Millions of residents in the Los Angeles metro area felt several of the earthquakes, but most of the quakes and aftershocks were minor, causing no major damage.
Most of the 33 Southern California earthquake hotspots surrounded the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, just as the 2012 Republican National Convention prepares to kick off, oddly enough.
Is President Nixon trying to communicate something from beyond the grave, perhaps? If so, somebody needs to track down Miss Cleo fast.
Reports of shaking came from Alhambra, Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Carlsbad, Chino Hills, Corona, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Glendale, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Lake Elsinore, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Mission Viejo, Moreno Valley, Newport Beach, North Hollywood, Northridge, Oceanside, Ontario, Orange, Pasadena, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Clemente, San Diego, San Juan Capistrano, San Pedro, Santa Ana, Santa Monica, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Torrance, Tustin, West Covina, Westminster, Whittier, Woodland Hills and Yorba Linda.
Even with 33 earthquakes in a row, Southern California was not destroyed in The Big One... but is The Big One now approaching more quickly?
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