About 7:40 a.m., this morning, April 14, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake shook the Hill. It was located about 7 miles south southwest of Idyllwild and 10 miles southeast of Valle Vista.
In the past week, several earthquakes occurred on the Hill and in nearby areas. All were less than 3.0 magnitude. On Monday, April 7 about 7 p.m., a 2.6 magnitude tremor occurred about 11 miles south of Aguanga. On Wednesday, April 9, two more quakes shook the Hill softly. About 7:50 a.m., a 2.5 magnitude […]
Early Monday morning, Jan. 27, two earthquakes shook the Idyllwild area, seconds apart, along the San Jacinto fault. The first was about 4:42 a,m. and was the largest and closest. The 3.2 magnitude earthquake could be felt throughout Idyllwild. The epicenter was approximately 6 miles south of Idyllwild and11 miles southeast of Valle Vista. No […]
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Hill just before 10 a.m. Monday, March 11. Initially reported as a 5.2 quake by the United States Geological Survey, the temblor was preceded by 6 foreshocks, the largest of which was a 2.7 magnitude at 10:36 a.m. The quake was centered 12.4 miles east southeast of Anza, at […]
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake occurred about 12:45 a.m. this morning (Oct. 28). The epicenter was located about 6 miles) southeast of Valle Vista and 7 miles west southwest from Idyllwild. Comments on the earthquake were received from locations as far as 170 miles away. (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/dyfi/events/ci/15237073/us/index.html) Homes in Idyllwild did shake. No notices of damage or […]