7:47 AM, June 28th – The bay area just got a few little rolls from an “adorable” quake that had an epicenter just three miles to the west of the San Francisco Zoo, under the Pacific on the San Andreas Fault.
“I can hear the Peacocks at the @sfzoo flipping out over the little earthquake.”
Oh well. Here it is, from the USGS:
|Depth||8 km (5.0 miles)|
|Region||OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA|
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles)|
|Parameters||Nph= 73, Dmin=9 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Gp=101°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2
Saint Francis of Assisi was all, “Is that what Thouest calls an Earth-Tembler Temblor, Master Andreas? Really, t’was merely a trifling. Next time, Thouest should Bring It On.”
An artist’s depiction of Frank raising the roof in victory over Saint Andy this A.M.:
Still standing, baby!
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