4.2 Earthquake Near Temecula

31-03-2023 18:54:00

The USGS has reported that an earthquake with magnitude 4. 2 occurred at 6:16 p. m. today. It was centered 16 miles from Temecula and 20 miles from Escondido. During an earthquake, remember:
- Drop, Cover and Hold On (for tips on Drop, Cover, and Hold On with a cane, walker or wheelchair, watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZtDYlOfwrQ.
- If you are driving, safely pull over and stop. Stay in your vehicle.
- If you are in bed, turn face down and cover your head and neck with a pillow.
- If you are outdoors, stay outdoors away from buildings and powerlines.
- If you are inside, stay indoors and do not run outside.

After an earthquake, remember: If you are near the coast, go inland or to higher ground immediately after the shaking stops in case of a tsunami. Expect aftershocks to follow the earthquake. Aftershocks may be larger than the initial earthquake. Download the SD Emergency App with ShakeReadySD Earthquake Early Warning for ongoing updates.